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Quantifying Tissue Properties of the Optic Radiations Using Strategically Acquired Gradient Echo Imaging and Enhancing the Contrast Using Diamagnetic Susceptibility Weighted Imaging

Quantifying Tissue Properties of the Optic Radiations Using Strategically Acquired Gradient Echo... BRIEF/TECHNICAL REPORT ADULT BRAIN Quantifying Tissue Properties of the Optic Radiations Using Strategically Acquired Gradient Echo Imaging and Enhancing the Contrast Using Diamagnetic Susceptibility Weighted Imaging P.K. Jella, Y. Chen, W. Tu, S. Makam, S. Beckius, E. Hamtaei, C.C.-T. Hsu, and E.M. Haacke ABSTRACT SUMMARY: Visualization of the optic radiations is of clinical importance for diagnosing many diseases and depicting their anatomic structures for neurosurgical interventions. In this study, we quantify proton density, T1, T2*, and susceptibility of the optic radiation fiber bundles in a series of 10 healthy control participants using strategically acquired gradient echo imaging. Furthermore, we intro- duce a novel means to enhance the contrast of the optic radiations using diamagnetic susceptibility weighted imaging. ABBREVIATIONS: dSWI ¼ diamagnetic susceptibility weighted imaging; ESS ¼ external sagittal striatum; ISS ¼ internal sagittal striatum; OR ¼ optic radia- tion; STAGE ¼ strategically acquired gradient echo; TAP ¼ tapetum; HPF ¼ high-pass-filtered; QSM ¼ quantitative susceptibility map; PD ¼ proton density ome pathologies may benefit from studying the tissue proper- echo sequences with differing flip angles. STAGE provides a variety Sties of the optic radiations (ORs). The ORs are a common site of different contrasts, including T1, proton density (PD), http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Neuroradiology American Journal of Neuroradiology

Quantifying Tissue Properties of the Optic Radiations Using Strategically Acquired Gradient Echo Imaging and Enhancing the Contrast Using Diamagnetic Susceptibility Weighted Imaging

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American Journal of Neuroradiology
Copyright
© 2021 by American Journal of Neuroradiology
ISSN
0195-6108
eISSN
1936-959X
DOI
10.3174/ajnr.A6897
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Abstract

BRIEF/TECHNICAL REPORT ADULT BRAIN Quantifying Tissue Properties of the Optic Radiations Using Strategically Acquired Gradient Echo Imaging and Enhancing the Contrast Using Diamagnetic Susceptibility Weighted Imaging P.K. Jella, Y. Chen, W. Tu, S. Makam, S. Beckius, E. Hamtaei, C.C.-T. Hsu, and E.M. Haacke ABSTRACT SUMMARY: Visualization of the optic radiations is of clinical importance for diagnosing many diseases and depicting their anatomic structures for neurosurgical interventions. In this study, we quantify proton density, T1, T2*, and susceptibility of the optic radiation fiber bundles in a series of 10 healthy control participants using strategically acquired gradient echo imaging. Furthermore, we intro- duce a novel means to enhance the contrast of the optic radiations using diamagnetic susceptibility weighted imaging. ABBREVIATIONS: dSWI ¼ diamagnetic susceptibility weighted imaging; ESS ¼ external sagittal striatum; ISS ¼ internal sagittal striatum; OR ¼ optic radia- tion; STAGE ¼ strategically acquired gradient echo; TAP ¼ tapetum; HPF ¼ high-pass-filtered; QSM ¼ quantitative susceptibility map; PD ¼ proton density ome pathologies may benefit from studying the tissue proper- echo sequences with differing flip angles. STAGE provides a variety Sties of the optic radiations (ORs). The ORs are a common site of different contrasts, including T1, proton density (PD),

Journal

American Journal of NeuroradiologyAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology

Published: Feb 1, 2021

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