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Scott B Reeder, Ergin Atalar, Anthony Z Faranesh, Elliot R McVeigh: Magnetic resonance imaging method and apparatus and method of calibrating the same. The Johns Hopkins University, Kirk D Houser, Arnold B Silverman, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, February 13, 2001: US06188219 (50 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method of magnetic resonance imaging. A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus having a plurality of gradient axes is employed. A plurality of imaging planes are employed with respect to the gradient axes. A plurality of gradient referencing pre-scans are executed for the imag ...


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Scott B Reeder, Norbert J Pelc: Magnetic resonance imaging with fat-water signal separation. The Board of Trustees of The Leland Stanford Junior University, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, February 15, 2005: US06856134 (30 worldwide citation)

A generalized multi-point fat-water separation process is combined with steady-state free precession (SSFP) to obtain high quality images of articular cartilage with reduced imaging time.


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Scott B Reeder, Angel R Pineda: Iterative decomposition of water and fat with echo asymmetry and least square estimation. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, February 13, 2007: US07176683 (17 worldwide citation)

A method of separating signals from water and lipid in a body using spin-echo magnetic resonance imaging comprising steps of acquiring image signals at three acquisition times asymmetrically positioned with respect to a spin-echo time, the three acquisition times being separated by 2π/3 and the midd ...


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Scott B Reeder, Brian A Hargreaves, Jean H Brittain: Homodyne reconstruction of water and fat images based on iterative decomposition of MRI signals. The Board of Trustee of the Leland Stanford Junior University, General Electric Company, Beyer Weaver, November 20, 2007: US07298144 (14 worldwide citation)

Homodyne image reconstruction is combined with an iterative decomposition of water and fat from MR signals obtained from a partial k-space signal acquisition in order to maximize the resolution of calculated water and fat images. The method includes asymmetrical acquisition of under-sampled MRI data ...


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Charles A McKenzie, Anja Brau, Huanzhou Yu, Scott B Reeder, Jean H Brittain, Ann Shimakawa: Self-calibration methods for parallel imaging and multipoint water-fat separation methods. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, General Electric Company, Beyer Law Group, February 3, 2009: US07486074 (12 worldwide citation)

A method for generating a self-calibrating parallel multiecho magnetic resonance image is provided. A magnetic resonance imaging excitation is applied. A first echo at a first echo time in a first pattern is acquired. A second echo at a second echo time different from the first echo phase in a secon ...


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Huanzhou Yu, Scott B Reeder: estimation in an MRI system employing multiple fat spectral peaks and fat spectrum self-calibration, Method for water-fat separation and. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Quarles & Brady, April 12, 2011: US07924003 (11 worldwide citation)

NMR signal contributions from water and fat are separated using a model of the fat resonant frequency spectrum that has multiple resonant peaks. The relative frequencies of the multiple fat spectrum peaks are known a priori and their relative amplitudes are determined using a self-calibration proces ...


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Scott B Reeder, Norbert J Pelc: Magnetic resonance imaging of different chemical species in a system having magnetic field heterogeneities. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Beyer Weaver, March 25, 2008: US07349729 (11 worldwide citation)

A multi-point chemical species (e.g., water, fat) separation process which is compatible with rapid gradient echo imaging such as SSFP uses an iterative least squares method that decomposes water and fat images from source images acquired at short echo time increments. The single coil algorithm exte ...


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Charles A McKenzie, Scott B Reeder, Ann Shimakawa: Calibration maps for parallel imaging free of chemical shift artifact. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, General Electric Company, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Beyer Law Group, June 22, 2010: US07741842 (8 worldwide citation)

A method for generating a calibrated parallel magnetic resonance image is provided in a manifestation of the invention. A magnetic resonance imaging excitation is applied. A plurality of echoes at different echo times (TE) is acquired. The acquired plurality of echoes from different echo times is us ...


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Scott B Reeder, Charles A McKenzie, Jean H Brittain: MRI methods for combining separate species and quantifying a species. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, General Electric Company, Beyer Law Group, September 22, 2009: US07592810 (6 worldwide citation)

A method for generating a magnetic resonance images is provided. A first species signal for a first species is generated from magnetic resonance data. A second signal is generated from the magnetic resonance data. The first species signal is combined with the second signal to provide a recombined im ...


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Angel R Pineda, Charles A McKenzie, Huanzhou Yu, Scott B Reeder: Maximum likelihood estimator in the presence of non-identically distributed noise for decomposition of chemical species in MRI. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Beyer Law Group, September 22, 2009: US07592807 (4 worldwide citation)

A method of separating signals from at least two species in a body using echo-coherent time magnetic resonance imaging is provided. A plurality of echo signals is acquired at acquisition times optimized based on the noise properties of images with different variance with possibly correlated noise re ...