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Usefulness of susceptibility-weighted imaging for voxel placement in MR spectroscopy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19039049     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
MR spectroscopy is used to provide in vivo biochemical information about cerebral metabolites. Magnetic field homogeneity secondary to anatomic interfaces, hemorrhage, or necrosis may lead to suboptimal MR spectroscopy. Susceptibility-weighted imaging (SWI) can identify field inhomogeneity and could be used to guide MR spectroscopy voxel placement, leading to higher-quality MR spectroscopy examinations.
Authors:
L Josey; A Al Sayyari; R Buckley; A Coulthard
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Technical Report     Date:  2008-11-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1936-959X     ISO Abbreviation:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Publication Date:  2009 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-04-08     Completed Date:  2009-06-25     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003708     Medline TA:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  752-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medical Imaging, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Artifacts
Aspartic Acid / analogs & derivatives,  metabolism
Brain Diseases / diagnosis*,  metabolism*
Choline / metabolism
Creatine / metabolism
Electromagnetic Fields
Gadolinium / diagnostic use
Humans
Image Processing, Computer-Assisted / methods*
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy / methods*
Phosphocreatine / metabolism
Protons
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Protons; 56-84-8/Aspartic Acid; 57-00-1/Creatine; 62-49-7/Choline; 67-07-2/Phosphocreatine; 7440-54-2/Gadolinium; 997-55-7/N-acetylaspartate

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