RA-09THE USE OF MR SPECTROSCOPY IN INTRAOPERATIVE MR IMAGING DURING PAEDIATRIC BRAIN TUMOUR RESECTION

Shivaram Avula, Sonia Tejada, Laurence Abernethy, Carl Moon, Benedetta Pettorini, Chris Parks, Barry Pizer, Conor Mallucci
2016 Neuro-Oncology  
Children's NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, Merseyside, UK BACKGROUND: MR spectroscopy is widely used in the preoperative assessment of brain tumours but there is limited published literature on its role in intraoperative MRI (IoMRI). During our 6 year ioMRI experience, we have used spectroscopy in selected cases to aid intraoperative decision making. We aim to review the role of intraoperative MR spectroscopy
doi:10.1093/neuonc/now083.08 fatcat:3zk4gzbu6fg4rnnfjydbcelj5m