Spinal Cord Imaging

Room 611 - 612         10:30 - 12:30                 Chairs: Hanzhang Lu and Edward D. Wirth


Prog #

10:30 880.

Fast Contour Extraction in High Resolution In Vivo Rat Spinal Cord MR Images

Xiang Deng1, Ponnada A. Narayana1

1University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
10:42 881.

Spinal Cord MT Imaging Correlates with Somatosensory Evoked Potentials in Adrenomyeloneuropathy

Asif Mahmood1, 2, Seth A. Smith1, 2, Ronnie Abi-Raad2, William A. Trescher2, 3, Gerald V. Raymond, 12,

Peter C.M. Van Zijl, 12, Hugo W. Moser, 12

1Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; 2Kennedy Krieger Institution, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; 3M.S. Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
10:54 882.

In Vivo Longitudinal Diffusion Tensor Imaging of Spinal Cord Injury in Rats

Aparna A. Deo1, Raymond J. Grill2, Khader M. Hasan2, Ponnada A. Narayana2

1University of Houston, Houston, Texas, USA; 2University of Texas, Houston, Texas, USA
11:06 883.

Logitudinal In Vivo DTI Assessment of Contusion Injury and Secondary Degeneration in Mouse Spinal Cord

Joong H. Kim1, Sheng-Kwei Song1

1Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
11:18 884.

Quantitative Measurement of Spinal Cord Blood Volume (SCBV) in Humans Using Vascular-Space-Occupancy (VASO) MRI

Hanzhang Lu1, Meng Law1, Stephen M. Hesseltine1, Otto Rapalino1, Jens H. Jensen1, Joseph A. Helpern1

1New York University, New York, USA
11:30 885.

Differentiation of Spinal Cord Arteries and Veins Based on Temporal Separation with Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MR


Karolien Jaspers1, Robbert J. Nijenhuis2, Walter H. Backes2

1Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands; 2Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, Netherlands
11:42 886.

Comparison of Phased Array Versus Implantable Coil for Rat Spinal Cord MRI

Andrew C. Yung1, Katie Carr2, Piotr Kozlowski1, 2

1University of British Columbia High Field MRI Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada; 2Prostate Centre Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
11:54 887.

Integrated Brain and Biplanar Spinal Cord MRI Using Parallel Imaging and Multi-Array Coil Technology

Katrin Weier MD1, Yvonne Naegelin MD1, Alain Thoeni1, Jochen G. Hirsch1, Ludwig Kappos MD1,

David Leppert MD1, 2, Ernst-Wilhem Radue MD1, Achim Gass MD1

1University Hospital Basel, Basel, BS, Switzerland; 2GlaxoSmithKline R&D, Harlow, UK
11:06 888.

Diffusion Tensor Imaging Evaluation of the Cervical Spinal Cord in Spondylosis:  Evaluation of Changes in Major and

Minor Eigenvalues

Stephen M. Hesseltine1, Meng Law1, Scott Lopez1, James Babb1, Glyn Johnson1

1New York University, New York, New York, USA
11:18 889.

Spinal Cord MRS in and Beyond the Cervical Spine

Anke Henning1, Michael Schär1, 2, Spyridon Kollias3, Dieter Meier1, Peter Boesiger1, Ulrike Dydak1

1University and ETH Zurich, Zurich, Kanton Zurich, Switzerland; 2John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; 3Universital Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Kanton Zurich, Switzerland