Perfusion/Diffusion Studies of Cerebral Ischemia: Animal Models

Room A102
10:30 – 12:30

Chairs: Mathias Hoehn and Peter van Zijl

10:30   280.  Mismatch Between Infarct Size and Functional Deficit in Rat Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion Model of Stroke: Cytoprotective Treatment Does Not Preserve Brain Function, T. Reese, R. Pórszász, D. Baumann, D. Bochelen, A. Sauter and M. Rudin, Novartis Pharma AG, Basel, Switzerland.
10:42   281.  Early Detection of Irreversible Cerebral Ischemia Using Dispersion of MRI Relaxation Time T1r, O.H.J. Gröhn, M.I. Kettunen, H.I. Mäkelä, J.A. Lukkarinen and R.A. Kauppinen, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland.
10:54   282.  Functional MRI of Reorganization in Rat Brain After Stroke, R.M. Dijkhuizen, J.M. Ren, J.B. Mandeville, J.J.A. Marota, O. Wu, B.R. Rosen and S.P. Finklestein, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA, USA and Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
11:06   283.  Blood-Brain Barrier Permeability to Gadolinium and Horseradish Peroxidase after Spontaneous Reperfusion in the Starch Microsphere Model of Ischemia, N.G. Harris, V. Gauden, P.A. Fraser, S.R. Williams and G.J.M. Parker, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK;Kings College London, London, UK; University of Manchester, Manchester UK and Institute of Neurology, London, UK.
11:18   284.  Risk of Hemorrhagic Transformation After Thrombolytic Therapy of Clot Embolism: An MRI Investigation In the Rat, C. Franke, G. Brinker, F. Pillekamp, U. Uhlenküken, K-A. Hossmann and M. Hoehn, Max-Planck-Institute for Neurological Research, Cologne, Germany.
11:30   285.  Diffusion-Perfusion MRI and X-Ray Angiography of rt-PA Treatment in Rats: Dependence of Stroke Volume on Recanalisation, C. Beaulieu, E. Busch, A. de Crespigny, F. Wiegand and M. Moseley, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA; University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and Neurologische Universitaetsklinik, Essen, Germany.
11:42   286.  Mild Hypothermia Attenuates C-fos and Hsp70 mRNA Expression and Transient Water ADC Reduction during Permanent Focal Ischemia in Rats, A. Mancuso, N. Derugin, K. Hara, F.R. Sharp and P.R. Weinstein, University of California and Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA.
11:54   287.  Effect of Erythropoietin Overexpression to Cerebral Blood Flow and Focal Ischemic Brain Lesion as Measured by MRI, P.R. Allegrini, D. Ekatodramis, M. Gassmann and C. Wiessner, Novartis Pharma Ltd, Basel, Switzerland and University of Zürich-Irchel, Zürich, Switzerland.
12:06   288.  Region-Specific Increases in Cerebral Blood Flow in Response to Systemic Hypotension Induced via a Ganglionic Blocking Agent: Time Course Study Using Arterial Spin Labelling, M.F. Lythgoe, D.L. Thomas, I. Dean, W.S. Peart, R.J. Ordidge and D.G. Gadian, University College London Medical School and University College London, London, UK.
12:18   289.  ²³Na MRI for the Detection of Dead Tissue Following Temporary Focal Cerebral Ischemia, S-P. Lin, S-K. Song, J.J.H. Ackerman and J.J. Neil, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA.

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