Pediatric MR Spectroscopy

Room 204 A/B
10:30 – 12:30

Chairs: Chris Boesch and Petra Pouwels

10:30 330. Reversible Loss of Brain Creatine Detected by 1H MRS: A New Inborn Error of Metabolism, M. Tosetti, M.C. Bianchi, F. Fornai, M.G. Alessandrì, P. Cipriani, G. De Vito and R. Canapicchi, Stella Maris Scientific Institute, S. Chiara Hospital and University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.
10:42 331. Elevated Citrulline Detected in the Brain Tissue of Children Suffering from Citrullinemia:
Spectra with Different Echo Times Facilitate Identification of Citrulline Signals,
H. Kugel, B. Roth, B. Schwahn, U. Wendel, W. Heindel and K. Lackner, University of Cologne, Köln, Germany and University of Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany.
10:54 332. Monitoring Effects of a Gene Therapy of Canavan Disease by 1H Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, Z.J. Wang, L.T. Bilaniuk, S.F. Dreha, M.J. During, R.A. Zimmerman, E. Kolodny and P. Leone, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania and Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA and New York University, New York, NY, USA.
11:06 333. Brain Myo-Inositol in Children with Down Syndrome -- an in vivo Proton MRS Study, S.F. Dreha, G.T. Berry, Z.J. Wang and R.A. Zimmerman, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
11:18 334. Proton MR Spectroscopy in Children with Acute Brain Injury: Comparison of Short and Long Echo Time Acquisitions, B.A. Holshouser, S. Ashwal, S. Shu and D.B. Hinshaw Jr., Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA, USA.
11:30 335. Sources of the Dilution of the 4-13C Glutamate Label in the Human Brain after Intravenous 1-13C Glucose Infusion, S. Bluml, J.H. Hwang and B.D. Ross, Huntington Medical Research Institutes, Pasadena, CA, USA and Rudi Schulte Research Institutes, Santa Barbara, CA, USA.
11:42 336. Neuro-Developmental Abnormalities of Newborn Infants with Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA) by Localized 1H MR Spectroscopy, I.S. Park, J-Y. Min, Y.H. Kim, J.K. Ko, K-S. Kim, S-T. Kim, J.H. Lee and T-H. Lim, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine and Asan Institute for Life Sciences, Seoul, Korea.
11:54 337. Proton MR Spectroscopy of the Human Fetal Brain in utero, A. Heerschap, A. van den Bergh, H. van den Boogert, R. Kok and P. van den Berg, University Hospital Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
12:06 338. In vivo 1H NMR Spectroscopy of the Developing Rat Hippocampus, I. Tkac, R. Rao, M. de Ungria, J. Pfeuffer, M.K. Georgieff and R. Gruetter, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA.
12:18 339. 31P and 1H MRS Studies of Cerebral Metabolism in Newborn Piglets Following Hypoxia Ischemia, The Effects of Allopurinol and Deferoxamine, C.M.P.C.D. Peeters, K.P.J. Braun, R.A. de Graaf, K. Nicolay and F. Groenendaal, Wilhelmina Children’s Hospital and University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

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