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Modern Neuroimaging of Pediatric Brain Tumors

  • Mark D. Mamlouk
  • Sean O. Bryant
  • Soonmee Cha
  • A. James BarkovichEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Pediatric Oncology book series (PEDIATRICO)

Abstract

Neuroimaging has been an important tool in the diagnosis and surveillance of brain tumors for more than 30 years. Although structural magnetic resonance (MR) imaging remains the most important imaging tool for assessing CNS neoplasms, new techniques have allowed physiologic features of brain tumors and the surrounding functional brain tissue to be performed noninvasively. In this chapter, these new techniques and their applications are discussed.

Keywords

Positron Emission Tomography Diffusion Tensor Imaging Mean Diffusivity Arterial Spin Label Pediatric Brain Tumor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark D. Mamlouk
    • 1
  • Sean O. Bryant
    • 2
  • Soonmee Cha
    • 3
  • A. James Barkovich
    • 4
    Email author
  1. 1.Division of NeuroradiologyKaiser Permanente Santa ClaraSanta ClaraUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyDiversified Radiology of Colorado, PCLakewoodUSA
  3. 3.Radiology & Neurological SurgeryUniversity of California San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA
  4. 4.Departments of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Neurology, Pediatrics & NeurosurgeryUniversity of California San Francisco & UCSF Benioff Children’s HospitalSan FranciscoUSA

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