Advanced Imaging of Brain Tumors

Room B 118-122      10:30 - 12:30                                        Chairs: Alberto Bizzi and Elias R. Melhem

10:30      364.    Identifying Glioma Infiltration of White Matter Using Diffusion Tensor Imaging: An MR Image-Guided Biopsy Study

Stephen J. Price1, Andrew Dean2, Rajesh Jena1, Peter JA. Hutchinson1, Neil G. Burnet1, John D. Pickard1,

Jonathan H. Gillard1

1University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK; 2Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK

10:42      365.    Assessing Glioma Cell Infiltration Using a Fiber Coherence Index: A DTI Study - not available

Xiaohong Joe Zhou1, Norman E. Leeds2

1University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA; 2Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA

10:54      366.    Rapid Semiautomatic Segmentation of Motor Pathways Is Indicative of Hemiparesis in Patients with Intracranial Tumours

Tiernan James Byrnes1, Thomas Richard Barrick1, B A. Bell1, Christopher A. Clark1

1St George's Hospital Medical School, London, UK

11:06      367.    Anatomic Distribution and Extent of 1H MRSI Metabolites in Treatment-Naïve Grade III and IV Gliomas - not available

Jamie S. Chang1, Xiaojuan Li1, Susan Chang1, Mitchel Berger1, Sarah Nelson1, Soonmee Cha1

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

11:18      368.    Comparing Perfusion Parameters Obtained from a Single Compartment and Pharmacokinetic Modeling Methods Obtained from Dynamic Susceptibility Contrast Enhanced Perfusion MRI with Glioma Grade

Meng Law1, Robert Young1, Terence Sasaki1, Marz Rad1, James Babb1, Glyn Johnson1

1NYU Medical Center, New York, New York, USA

11:30      369.    Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Perfusion MRI in Brain Gliomas: Correlation with Methionine Metabolism and Histopathology - not available

Niloufar Sadeghi1, Isabelle Salmon1, David Wikler1, Marc Levivier1, Nicolas Massager1, Thahn Tang1,

Sandrine Rorive1, Vincent Denolin1, Danielle Balériaux1, Thierry Metens1, Serge Goldman1

1Erasme Hospital, Brussels, Belgium

11:42      370.    Dynamic Susceptibility Contrast Perfusion MR Imaging of Low-Grade Gliomas: Cerebral Blood Volume Predicts Patient Outcome Better Than Histopathology

Meng Law1, Sarah Oh, James Babb1, Edwin Wang1, Matilde Inglese1, David Zagzag1, Edmond Knopp1, Glyn Johnson1

1NYU Medical Center, New York, New York, USA

11:54      371.    Perfusion Imaging of Hemangioblastoma: Implications for Using Arterial Spin Labeling to Characterize Tumor Hemodynamics

Divya S. Bolar1, Thomas Benner1, Richard D. Hoge1, Melina Pectasides1, Christopher J. Wiggins1, Daniel J. George2, Patrick Y. Wen2, A Gregory Sorensen1

1MGH/HMS/MIT Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA; 2Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

12:06      372.    Temporal Blood Flow Changes in High-Grade Gliomas During Early Stages of Radiotherapy for Prediction of Tumor Response to Treatment - not available

Yue Cao1, Christina I. Tsien1, Vijaya Nagesh1, Theodore S. Lawrence1, Thomas L. Chenevert1

1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

12:18      373.    Distinguishing Brain Tumor Recurrence from Radiation Injury Utilizing 2D-CSI MR Spectroscopy - not available

Patrick Weybright1, Pia C. Sundgren1, Myria Petrou1, Bin Nan1, Pavel V. Maly2

1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA; 2University of Lund, Malmoe, Scania, Sweden