Intraoperative diffusion imaging on a 0.5 Tesla interventional scanner

Citation:

Mamata Y, Mamata H, Nabavi A, Kacher DF, Pergolizzi RS, Schwartz RB, Kikinis R, Jolesz FA, Maier SE. Intraoperative diffusion imaging on a 0.5 Tesla interventional scanner. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2001;13 (1) :115-9.

Date Published:

2001 Jan

Abstract:

Intraoperative line scan diffusion imaging (LSDI) on a 0.5 Tesla interventional MRI was performed during neurosurgery in three patients. Diffusion trace images were obtained in acute ischemic cases. Scan time per slice was 46 seconds and 94 seconds, respectively, for diffusion tensor images. Diagnosis of acutely developed vascular occlusion was confirmed with follow-up scans. White matter tracts were displayed with the principal eigenvectors and provided guidance for the tumor surgery. In all cases, the diagnostic utility of LSDI was established. J. Magn. Reson. Imaging 2001;13:115-119.
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