MR Imaging of Brain – White Matter

Hall C
Wednesday: 13:30 – 15:30

1177.   Fractional Anisotropy Revisited: The Impact of Intrinsic Regional Differences in Diffusion Anisotropy on the Assessment of MS Lesions, R. Bammer, M. Augustin, T. Seifert, S. Strasser-Fuchs, R. Stollberger, F. Ebner, K.V. Toyka, H.P. Hartung and F. Fazekas, Karl-Franzens University, Graz, Austria and Ludwig-Maximilians University, Würzburg, Germany.
1178.   Magnetization Transfer Ratios in Inflammatory Brain Disease, P.J. Gareau, S.J. Karlik, B.K. Rutt and J.R. Mitchell, The John P. Robarts Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada.
1179.   Neuropsychological Impairment in Multiple Sclerosis Correlates with T1 Hypointense Lesions Demonstrated on 3D-High Resolution T1 Weighted MRI, D.M. Moriarty, A. Blackshaw, P.R. Talbot, H.L. Griffiths, J.S. Snowden, V.F. Hillier and A. Jackson, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.
1180.   Systematic Comparison of Atrophy Between Relapsing-Remitting and Secondary-Progressive MS, F. Barkhof, L. Bergers, S.A.R.B. Rombouts, P. Scheltens, R.C.H. Lazeron and C.H. Polman, Vrije Universiteit Academic Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
1181.   Stability and Consistency of Automatic Registration of Serial MR Studies in MS, M.J. Quist, I.L. Tan, R.A. van Schijndel and F. Barkhof, Philips Medical System, Best, the Netherlands and Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
1182.   Histogram Analysis of ADC, Fractional Anisotrophy, and Magnetization Transfer Within Normal Appearing White Matter in Multiple Sclerosis Patients: Comparison to Normal Controls and Correlations to Clinical Disability, M. Hedehus, G. Tsukada, B. Betts, A. Langer-Gould and S.W. Atlas, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA.
1183.   Differences in T1 Distributions Between Normal Volunteers and MS Patients Identified by Bayesian Decomposition Relaxographic Imaging, M.F. Ochs, R.S. Stoyanova, T.R. Brown, W.D. Rooney, X. Li, J-H. Lee and C.S. Springer, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA; Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton NY, USA and State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA.
1184.   Are MTR or T2 Histograms More Sensitive for MS Detection?  A.M. Smith, R.J. Demeure, T. Duprez, C.J.M. Sindic, Q.X. Yang and S. Tan, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium; Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA, USA and GE Medical Systems, Milwaukee, WI, USA.
1185.   Quantitative Magnetization Transfer Imaging in Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis, S. Ropele, S. Strasser-Fuchs, M. Augustin, R. Stollberger, C. Enzinger, K. Toyka, H.P. Hartung and F. Fazekas, Karl-Franzens University, Graz, Austria and Julius-Maximilian University, Würzburg, Germany.
1186.   Brain Atrophy Parameters in Multiple Sclerosis: Relation to Disability, N.F. Kalkers, E. Bergers, C.H. Polman and F. Barkhof, Free University Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
1187.   Improved Interobserver Agreement for Visual Detection of Active T2 Lesion on Serial MR Scan in MS, Using Image Registration Based on a Mutual Information Algorithm, I.L. Tan, R.A. van Schijndel, F. Fazekas, M. Filippi, P. Freitag, D.H. Miller, T. Yousry, P.J.M. Pouwels, H.J. Ader, M. Quist and F. Barkhof, Vrije Universiteit Academic Hospital, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Karl-Franz University, Graz, Austria ; San Rafaele Hospital, Milan, Italy; Kantonsspittal, Basel, Switzerland; Institute of Neurology, London, UK; Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, Germany and Philips Medical Systems, Best, Netherlands.
1188.   Variability of Brain Atrophy Estimates in Multiple Sclerosis, C.R.G. Guttmann, S.K. Warfield, A. Guimond, R. Kikinis, M.S. Albert, F.A. Jolesz and H.L. Weiner, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
1189.   Tissue Characterization in Relapsing-Remitting and Secondary-Progressive MS Via Magnetization Transfer Ratio, Y. Ge, R.I. Grossman, J.K. Udupa, J.S. Babb, L.G. Nyúl and J.C. McGowan, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
1190.   The Effect of Demyelination on T1, T2 Relaxation and Magnetization Transfer in White Matter, G.J. Stanisz, M.J. Bronskill and R.M. Henkelman, University of Toronto and Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
1191.   Magnetization Transfer Imaging to Monitor Disease Evolution in Multiple Sclerosis, M. Rovaris, M. Inglese, G. Iannucci, G. Comi and M. Filippi, H. San Raffaele, Milan, Italy.
1192.   A Weekly Magnetization Trasnfer and Diffusion Weighted Imaging Study of Multiple Sclerosis Lesions and NAWM, M.A. Rocca, M. Cercignani, G. Iannucci and M. Filippi, Scientific Institute H. San Raffaele, University of Milan, Milan, Italy.
1193.   Detection of Brain Volume Changes in Multiple Sclerosis: Sensitivity and Reproducibility of Different Methodologies, M. Rovaris, M. Inglese, M.P. Sormani, G. Santuccio, G. Comi and M. Filippi, H. San Raffaele, Milan, Italy.
1194.   Regional Diffusion Tensor and Magnetization Transfer Measurements within Normal Appearing White Matter in Multiple Sclerosis Patients: Comparison to Normal Controls and Correlations to Clinical Disability, G. Tsukada, M. Hedehus, B. Betts, A. Langer-Gould and S.W. Atlas, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
1195.   Anatomic Distribution of MS Lesions in the Posterior Fossa, M.A. Rocca, T.A. Yousry, I. Yousry, G. Iannucci, F. Then Bergh and M. Filippi, Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, Milan, Italy and Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, Germany.
1196.   The Prognostic Value of MRI and MTI Findings at Presentation in Patients with Clinically Isolated Syndromes Suggestive of MS, G. Iannucci, M. Rovaris, C. Tortorella, M.P. Sormani, G. Comi and M. Filippi, Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, University of Milan, Milan, Italy.
1197.   A Study of the Relationship Between Magnetisation Transfer Ratio and T1 Relaxation Time in Multiple Sclerosis Lesions and Normal Appearing White Matter, C.M.B. Griffin, G.J.M. Parker, G.J. Barker, A.J. Thompson and D.H. Miller, Institute of Neurology, London, UK.
1198.   Magnetization Transfer Analysis of White Matter in Asymptomatic Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus, M. Zhang, N. Erdag, A.M. Jacobson and J.N. Suojanen, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center & Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
1199.   Quantitative Imaging of Hypomyelination in Patients with Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome Using Magnetization Transfer Histogram Analysis, N. Richert, F. Porter, J. Ostuni, G. Vezina, N. Nwokoro and J. Frank, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD, USA and Children's National Medical Center, Washington DC., USA.
1200.   Utility of DWI, Tensor Imaging, and MR Spectroscopy in HIV Patients with Normal Brain MR Scans, A.M. Ulug, C.G. Filippi, E. Ryan, S.J. Ferrando and W. Van Gorp, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA.
1201.   Direction-Weighted Relative Anisotropy Maps for Improved Nerve Fiber Visualization, S-W. Sun, S-K. Song, W.C. Chu and C. Chang, Academia Sinica and National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC and Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA.
1202.   Imaging the Corticospinal Tract by Diffusion Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Patients with Brain Tumors, T. Inoue, H. Shimizu, T. Kumabe, T. Yoshimoto and H. Kabasawa, Tohoku University School of Medicine and Kohnan Hospital, Sendai, Japan and GE Yokogawa Medical Systems, Tokyo, Japan.

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