Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and RF reception coil apparatus

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7877129
APP PUB NO 20050033150A1
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10489069

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An RF receiving means, which comprise respective at least three RF receiving coils (203, 201 (or 202), 204), (205, 202 (or 201), 206), (207, 201 (or 202), 208) disposed in at least two orthogonal directions (x, y, z), are set to a patient 209, any one direction (x) of the two directions is set as a phase encoding direction, magnetic resonance signals are measured by executing a pulse sequence while thinning phase encoding steps, and the aliasing of an image is eliminated by an arithmetic operation executed using the magnetic resonance signals measured by at least the three RF receiving coils (205, 202 (or 201), 206) disposed in the thus set phase encoding direction and using the sensitivity distributions of the respective RF receiving coils.

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HITACHI, LTD.TOKYO14031

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Takahashi, Tetsuhiko Saitama, JP 86 862
Takizawa, Masahiro Chiba, JP 82 637

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