Modern Neuroimaging of Pediatric Brain Tumors
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.
KeywordsPositron Emission Tomography Diffusion Tensor Imaging Mean Diffusivity Arterial Spin Label Pediatric Brain Tumor
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