September 2014

Introduction

MR Perfusion in the Preoperative Grading of Gliomas

Lea Alhilali

Lea Alhilali

Gliomas constitute the most common primary brain neoplasms in adults and comprise a diverse spectrum of tumors, histologically ranging from low-grade, indolent neoplasms to high-grade, aggressive lesions. Accurate, prospective grading of primary cerebral gliomas is critical for therapeutic planning and determining prognosis. … more »

Brain

Histogram Analysis versus Region of Interest Analysis of Dynamic Susceptibility Contrast Perfusion MR Imaging Data in the Grading of Cerebral Gliomas

Meng Law

Meng Law

Dynamic susceptibility contrast perfusion MR imaging has been extensively investigated in brain diseases because cerebral perfusion and, more recently, the brain oxygen extraction/consumption are affected in many neurological disorders ranging from gliomas to autoimmune/inflammatory diseases (eg, multiple sclerosis) to neurodegenerative diseases (eg, … more »