Clinical Spectroscopy

Room 201 C
07:00 – 08:00

Chairs: Arend Heerschap and Sarah J. Nelson

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this course participants should be able to:

• Identify situations where MRS may be valuable in diagnosis or assessment of response to therapy.
• Select the most appropriate MRS techniques for such applications.
• Describe abnormal spectral patterns associated with specific pathology.
• Identify metabolites in spectra from normal and diseased brain, prostate and muscle tissue.
• Recognize common spectral artifacts and distinguish them from regions of pathology.

07:00 Introduction, Arend Heerschap.
07:10 The Role of MRSI in the Clinical Evaluation of Prostate Cancer, Hedvig Hricak.
07:35 MRS for Clinical Decision Making in Muscle Disease, Patrick J. Cozzone.

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