Depiction of detailed surgical anatomy and CSF flow information using a single MRI technique

Avinash Kumar Kanodia (Lead / Corresponding author), Jayesh Rajendra, Tharikeshwari Thirumurthi, Ibrahim Elmaadawi, Thiru Sudarshan, Prasad Guntur Ramkumar, Janani Asogan-Vaishnavi, Kismet Hossain-Ibrahim

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Abstract

We describe a novel MRI sequence (T2 SPACE) capable of demonstrating detailed structural anatomy and functional CSF flow information simultaneously. While traditionally, a variety of sequences are utilised for this purpose, we have highlighted the advantages of this technique over traditional approaches, using example of a patient with CSF loculation in prepontine/suprasellar cistern, causing third ventricular compression and hydrocephalus. The sequence depicted the surgical anatomy by showing the web/cyst wall as well as CSF flow entering the cyst potentially causing increased pressure.

Original languageEnglish
JournalBritish Journal of Neurosurgery
Early online date12 Oct 2020
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 12 Oct 2020

Keywords

  • T2 space sequence
  • structural anatomy
  • functional anatomy
  • CSF flow imaging

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