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Substantially revised and thoroughly updated, the Third Edition of this acclaimed reference reflects the continuing evolution of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology and clinical applications. This edition features an entire new section on magnetic resonance angiography (MRA), covering MRA principles and display; MRA of arch and extracranial arteries; MRA of the aorta, visceral and peripheral arteries; MR venography; and MRA of coronary arteries. The expanded coverage of MRI applications includes new chapters on the postoperative lumbar spine; pitfalls in MRI of the knee; MRI of bone marrow and muscles; the liver and biliary system; the pancreas and spleen; the gastrointestinal tract; nasopharynx, oropharynx, and hypopharynx tumors; breast implants; and ischemic heart disease and quantification of ventricular function. The updated section on technology includes new chapters on interventional MRI and proton chemical shift imaging of cancer. The text is illustrated throughout with over 3,200 scans obtained on state-of-the-art equipment.