Clinical applications of arterial spin labeling

Jonathan M. Watts, Christopher T. Whitlow, Joseph A Maldjian

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Abstract

MR arterial spin labeling is primarily applied as a neuroimaging method to measure cerebral blood flow. As this technique becomes more widely available, a basic understanding of the clinical applications is necessary for optimal utilization in the setting of patient care. This review focuses on the use of arterial spin labeling imaging for the evaluation of cerebrovascular disease, brain tumors and neuropsychiatric illness.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)892-900
Number of pages9
JournalNMR in biomedicine
Volume26
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2013

Keywords

  • Arterial spin labeling
  • Cerebral perfusion
  • Neuro-oncology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Spectroscopy

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