Electron spin resonance imaging scanner

Jan Henrik Ardenkjær-Larsen (Inventor), Jonathan Alan Murray (Inventor), Fraser John Laing Robb (Inventor), Ralph Eugene Hurd (Inventor), Victor Taracila (Inventor)

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Abstract

An electron paramagnetic resonance imaging (EPRI) system includes a resistive magnet driven by a power supply such as a power supply module to generate radio frequency signals in a substantially coherent polyphase perfect sequence scheme. The EPRI system further includes image acquisition and processing electronics configured to generate, acquire, quantify and map pO2 information associated with a free radical agent in vivo and having a resonance line width that is sensitive to oxygen and in response to the radio frequency signals without imparting harmful heating effects to a corresponding human or animal body.

Original languageEnglish
IPCG01V 3/ 00 A I
Patent numberWO2011137203
Filing date03/11/2011
CountryInternational Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Priority date29/04/2010
Priority numberUS20100769967
Publication statusPublished - 3 Nov 2011
Externally publishedYes

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Also published as: US2011270073 (A1)

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