SMi Source Lesson Multiple Sclerosis: MRI Basics

  • SMi Source lesson Multiple Sclerosis: MRI Basics has the following microlearning topics

  • 1. Welcome: Brain Imaging

    2. Introduction to MRI Basics

    3. Introduction to MRI Basics

    4. Introduction to MRI Basics

    5. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR): Transverse Relaxation

    6. Physical Principles of MRI

    7. Self-Check: MRI Terms and Definitions

    8. Conventional MRI: Basic T1 and T2 MR Images

    9. Conventional MRI: Basic T1 and T2 MR Images

    10. Gadolinium-Enhanced MR Image

    11. T2-Weighted MR Image: Image Acquisition

    12. T2 Weighted MR Image: Image Characteristics

    13. Conventional MRI: Basic T1 and T2 MR Images

    14. Self-Check: MRI Types

    15. Self-Check: Acute and Chronic Lesions

    16. Self-Check: FLAIR Imaging

    17. Non-Conventional MRI - Chronic T1-Weighted MRI

    18. Non-Conventional MRI - Diffusion-Weighted Imaging (DWI)

    19. Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS)

    20. Non-Conventional MRI - Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS)

    21. MRS Limitations

    22. Non-Conventional MRI - Magnetic Transfer Image/Ratio (MTI/MTR)

    23. Non-Conventional MRI - Brain Volume Assessment (Volumetric MRI)

    24. Self-Check: Conventional and Non-Conventional MRI Techniques

    25. Self-Check: Characteristics of Unconventional MRI Techniques

    26. Summary: MRI Basics

  • Lesson Multiple Sclerosis: MRI Basics teaches these concepts

  • MRI Basics, Welcome: Brain Imaging

  • Lesson Multiple Sclerosis: MRI Basics addresses these key points

  • Biopsies

    • Invasive
    • Can lead to functional impairment
    • Provide a small regional sample

    In vivo imaging has gradually and steadily matured into non-invasive techniques.

  • Lesson Multiple Sclerosis: MRI Basics is built from these main references. Log into SMi Source for a complete list and details.

  • Modo M, Bulte JWM. Chapter 1: From Molecules to Man: The Dawn of a Vitreous Man. In the series: Methods in Molecular Biology. Magnetic Resonance Neuroimaging. Methods and Protocols. Modo M, Bulte JWM, eds. Human Press. Springer, New York, NY. 2011.