Nuclear magnetic resonance blood flow measurements in the human brain

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Science  12 Aug 1983:
Vol. 221, Issue 4611, pp. 654-656
DOI: 10.1126/science.6867733


Timed sequences of nuclear magnetic resonance imaging signals in the human head were used to quantitatively measure blood flow in the internal jugular veins. The procedure can be straightforwardly applied to any vein or artery in the body.