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An interactive taxonomy of MR imaging sequences

Gerard E Boyle, Mary Ahern, Jennie Cooke, Niall P Sheehy, James F Meaney
Radiographics: a Review Publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc 2006, 26 (6): e24; quiz e24
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Discerning an underlying structure in the array of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging sequences and acronyms available is a bewildering task. Attempts have been made to present standard taxonomies of MR imaging sequences, primarily on the basis of their underlying physics. Despite this, it is difficult to usefully incorporate given taxonomies into routine clinical knowledge. The links, differences, and similarities among sequences are multidimensional and too complex for tabular presentation on the printed page. The authors present an interactive taxonomy of MR imaging sequences. With this graphical interface, the user can explore the changing relationships among a wide range of sequence types as they are viewed from different perspectives and through different associations, working through a natural learning process.

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