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Paul Lauterbur and the Invention of MRI - a book by Dawson, M. Joan

Paul Lauterbur and the Invention of MRI

Paul Lauterbur and the Invention of MRI( )
Author: Dawson, M. Joan
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:MIT Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $28.95
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On September 2, 1971, the chemist Paul Lauterbur had an idea that would change the practice of medical research. Considering recent research findings about the use of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) signals to detect tumors in tissue samples, Lauterbur realized that the information from NMR signals could be recovered in the form of images -- and thus obtained noninvasively from a living subject. It was an unexpected epiphany: he was eating a hamburger at the time. Lauterbur rushed...
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Detailed Subjects: Medical / Diagnostic Imaging / General
Reference / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.625 Inches
Book Weight:1.18 Pounds

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