MR Imaging of Multiple Sclerosis

Room B 210-211      16:00 - 18:00                                                Chairs: David H. Miller and Yulin Ge

16:00      312.    Early MRI Changes and Predictors of Longitudinal Brain Atrophy Measures in Patients with Clinically Isolated Syndromes Suggestive of MS - not available

Meredith Metcalf1, Daniel Pelletier1, Radhika Srinivasan1, Roland Henry1

1University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA

16:12      313.    Diffusion Tensor Indices and Their Histological Correlates in Post Mortem Multiple Sclerosis Brain

Klaus Schmierer1, Claudia AM Wheeler-Kingshott1, Francesco Scaravilli1, Phil A. Boulby1, David H. Miller1

1Institute of Neurology, UCL, London, England, UK

16:24      314.    Correlation of Diffusion Measures with Multicomponent T2-Relaxation Data in Multiple Sclerosis Lesions and Normal Appearing White Matter

Shannon Heather Kolind1, Cornelia Laule1, Thor A. Bjarnason1, Irene M. Vavasour1, Anthony L. Traboulsee1,

David K.B. Li1, Alex L. MacKay1

1University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

16:36      315.    Magnetization Transfer Indices and Their Histological Correlates in Post Mortem Multiple Sclerosis Brain

Klaus Schmierer1, Daniel J. Tozer1, Francesco Scaravilli1, Paul S. Tofts1, David H. Miller1

1Institute of Neurology, UCL, London, England, UK

16:48      316.    Longitudinal Study of Cerebral Atrophy and Inflammatory Lesions in Multiple Sclerosis

Nancy D. Richert1, Thomas R. Howard1, Joseph A. Frank1, Roger Stone1, John Ostuni1, Craig N. Bash1,2,

Joan Ohayon1, Henry F. McFarland1

1National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA; 2Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

17:00      317.    Texture Analysis Shows Abnormalities in White and Grey Matter T1 Maps in Multiple Sclerosis

Daniel J. Tozer1, Gerard R. Davies1, David H. Miller1, Paul S. Tofts1

1University College London, London, UK

17:12      318.    Assessment of Slow Diffusion Component Changes in Relapsing Remitting MS by Q-Space Analysis

Achim Gass1,2, Renate Gruener3, Rolf Kern2, Martin Griebe2, Kristina Szabo2, Jochen Hirsch1, Matthias Guenther2, Michael Hennerici2, Ludwig Kappos1

1Unispital Basel, Basel, Switzerland; 2Uniklinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany; 3University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

17:24      319.    All Enhancing Voxels Are Not Equal: Quantifying Destruction and Repair Within Gadolinium-Enhancing Lesions in Multiple Sclerosis

Jacqueline T. Chen1, Sridar Narayanan1, D. Louis Collins1, Mark S. Freedman2, Harold L. Atkins2, The Canadian MS BMT Study Group3, Douglas L. Arnold1

1Montreal Neurological Institute/McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; 2The Ottawa Hospital-General Campus, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; 3Canada

17:36      320.    Strategy for Detecting Neuronal Fibers at Risk for Neurodegeneration in Earliest MS by Streamtube Tractography at 3T

Jack H. Simon1, Song Zhang2, David H. Laidlaw2, David E. Miller1, Mark Brown1, John Corboy1, Debra Singel1, Jeffrey Bennett1

1University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA; 2Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

17:48      321.    Reversible Movement-Associated fMRI Changes in Relapsing-Remitting MS Patients Complaining of Fatigue After Weekly IFNb-1a Injection - not available

Maria A. Rocca1, Bruno Colombo1, Federica Agosta1, Andrea Falini1, Domenico M. Mezzapesa1, Giuseppe Scotti1, Giancarlo Comi1, Massimo Filippi1

1Ospedale San Raffaele, Milan, Italy