Diffusion: Clinical Applications
Room 4A Wednesday 14:00 - 16:00



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14:00 3442 19

The Change of Tissue Microenvironment Elucidated: The Combined FA and Trace Defined a Circle in a

Normal Aging Study

Jiun-Jie Wang1, Chia-Lung Yang2, You-Zen Lu3, Yau-Yau Wai3, Tzuu-Kang Chy3

1ChangGung University, TaoYuan, Taiwan; 2Chang Gung University, TaoYuan, Taiwan; 3Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, TaoYuan, Taiwan
14:00 3443 16

Probing Tumor Microenvironment Using Diffusion Tensor Spectroscopy and Imaging

Yousef Mazaheri1, Cornelia Matei1, Terence Gade1, Jason A. Koutcher1

1Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
14:00 3444 17

MR Diffusion Tensor Imaging in the Evaluation of Transplantation of Degradable Scaffold Seeded with

Neural Stem Cells to Acutely Injured Canine Spinal Cord

Guo Xuemei1, Wang Xiaoying1, Ni Shilei1, Jiang Xuexiang1

1First Hospital, PeKing University, Beijing, People’s Republic of China
14:00 3445 18

A Combined VBM and DTI Investigation of Brain Structure and Connectivity in 22q11 Deletion Syndrome

Chris Chaddock1, Lucy Lee2, Jennie Newton2, Torsten Baldeweg3, Richard Frackwoiak2, David Skuse3

1Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK; 2Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, London, UK; 3Institute of Child Health, London, UK
14:00 3446 15

A Correlational Analysis of Cognitive fMRI, DTI, and Clinical Assessment of Multiple Sclerosis

Raymond Wei-Meng Lau1, Bradley Gordon Goodyear1

1University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
14:30 3447 15

Assessments of Diffusion Sensitivity in Identifying Brain Lesions in Clinically Isolated Syndrome Subjects

Yasheng Chen1, Valerie Jewells1, Hongyu An1, Elizabeth Bullitt1, Weili Lin1

1The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
14:30 3448 18

Diffusion Weighted Imaging of Ocular Adnexal Lymphomas: Usefulness in Differential Diagnosis and

Early Predictor of Response to Therapy

Letterio Salvatore Politi1, Andrés J. Ferreri1, Stefania Bianchi1, Sandra Pieralli1, Nicoletta Anzalone1, Paolo

Vezzulli1, Andrea Falini1, Giuseppe Scotti1

1San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
14:30 3449 17

Radiation Induced Injury of the Lens and Retina in Rat Eyes:  Assessment with Diffusion Tensor Imaging

Lung-fa Kao1, Xiao Wen Mao2, Andre Obenaus2, Sheng-Kwei Song1

1Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA; 2Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, USA
14:30 3450 16

Apparent Diffusion Coefficient Values in Endometrial Cancer: Comparison with the Normal Endometrium and

Correlation with Histologic Grades

Ken Tamai1, Takashi Koyama2, Shigeaki Umeoka1, Tsuneo Saga1, Shingo Fujii1, Kaori Togashi1

1Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan; 2Kyoto University Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
14:30 3451 19

Age Related Cognitive Decline and White Matter Changes Studied by Diffusion MRI

Efrat Sasson-Sarig1, Glen M. Doniger2, Yaniv Assaf1, 3

1Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel; 2NeuroTrax Corporation, New York, New York, USA; 3Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
15:00 3452 19

Voxel Based Analysis of ADC, FA and Hemispheric Asymmetry in Normal Aging

Siamak Ardekani1, Usha Sinha1

1UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
15:00 3453 16

Fiber Tractography in Patients with Gliomas: Assessment of the Extent of Tumor Cell Infiltration in Brain Fiber


Andreas Stadlbauer1, 2, Erich Salomonowitz1, Christopher Nimsky2, Rolf Buslei2, Michael Buchfelder2,

Oliver Ganslandt2

1Landesklinik St. Poelten, St. Poelten, Lower Austria, Austria; 2University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany
15:00 3454 17

Abnormal Thalamic Diffusivity in Patients with Tuberous-Sclerosis Complex Revealed with Diffusion Tensor


Malek Makki1, Diane Chugani1, Harry Chugani1

1Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan, USA
15:00 3455 18

Relationship of Quantiative DTI Abnormalities in the Temporal Lobes and Language Functioning in Autism

Jill Hunter1, 2, Elizabeth Wilde1, Zili Chu, 1, 2, Li Xiaoqi1

1Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA; 2Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA

15:00 3456 15

Relationships Between Brain Water Content and Diffusion Tensor Imaging Parameters (Apparent Diffusion

Coefficient, Fractional Anisotropy) in Multiple Sclerosis

P. E. Sijens1, R. Irwan1, J.H. Potze1, M. Oudkerk1

1UMCG, Groningen, Netherlands
15:30 3457 15

Benign Multiple Sclerosis: Less Tissue Injury on Diffusion Tensor Imaging

Yulin Ge1, Effie Papadaki1, Meng Law1, Joseph Herbert1, Hina Jaggi1, Robert I. Grossman1

1New York University School of Medicine, New York City, New York, USA
15:30 3458 18

Neurodevelopmental Studies in C57B/L6 Mice Assessed by In Vivo DTI

Halima Chahboune1, Laura Ment1, William B. Stewart1, Douglas L. Rothman1, Fahmeed Hyder1

1Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
15:30 3459 17

Diffusion Tensor MRI in Intermittent Explosive Disorder

Huiling Peng1, Konstantinos Arfanakis1, Daniel A. Fitzgerald2, K Luan Phan2, Emil L. Coccaro2

1Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, USA; 2University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA

15:30 3460 16

Difference of Apparent Diffusion Coefficient with Diffusion Weighted MR Imaging in Esophageal Cancer with

Different Pathological Differentiation

Ning Wang1, Xiao Peng Zhang2, Lei Tang2, Ying Shi Sun2, Kun Cao3

1Peking University School of Oncology & Bejing Cancer Hospital, Beijing, People’s Republic of China; 2Peking University

School of Oncology & Bejing Cancer Hospital, Beijing, People’s Republic of China; 3Radiology, Peking University School

of Oncology &Bejing Cancer Hospital, Beijing, People’s Republic of China

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Age-Related Alterations of Cerebral White Matter: Analysis of Normalized Diffusion Tensor Images of Healthy

Subjects Grouped in Narrow Age Ranges

Khin Khin Tha1, Satoshi Terae1, Kohsuke Kudo1, Hiroyuki Soma1, Toru Yamamoto2, Yuri Yoshida1, Ichiro Yabe1,

Hidenao Sasaki1, Kazuo Miyasaka1

1Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan; 2Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan