Utility of preoperative functional magnetic resonance imaging for identifying language cortices in patients with vascular malformations.
|Title||Utility of preoperative functional magnetic resonance imaging for identifying language cortices in patients with vascular malformations.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2002|
|Authors||Pouratian, N, Bookheimer SY, Rex DE, Martin NA, Toga AW|
|Journal||Journal of neurosurgery|
|Date Published||2002 Jul|
|Keywords||Brain Mapping, cerebral cortex, Female, Humans, Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations, Language, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Male, Predictive Value of Tests, Preoperative Care, Sensitivity and Specificity|
The goal of this study was to evaluate the utility of preoperative functional magnetic resonance (fMR) imaging in the prediction of whether a given cortical area would be deemed essential for language processing by electrocortical stimulation mapping (ESM).
|Alternate Journal||J. Neurosurg.|