Brain Perfusion: How & Why

Nader Binesh, Ph.D.; et al.
Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
 |  2012-03-22

Pathologic perfusion is sometimes the reason and often the consequence of brain pathologies. Evaluation of perfusion with dynamic susceptibility-weighted imaging is a well understood and established method to evaluate these changes. In this “How I do it” article, Binesh et al. (Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles) show step-by-step how they apply this method and present four case reports illustrating the usefulness of perfusion imaging in clinical practice.


Clinical Talk on "Acquisition and evaluation of perfusion data"

Related Articles

The information presented is for illustration only and is not intended to be relied upon by the reader for instruction as to the practice of medicine. Any health care practitioner reading this information is reminded that they must use their own learning, training and expertise in dealing with their individual patients. This material does not substitute for that duty and is not intended by Siemens Healthcare to be used for any purpose in that regard.

The drugs and doses mentioned herein are consistent with the approval labelling for uses and/or indications of the drug. The treating physician bears the sole responsibility for the diagnosis and treatment of patients, including drugs and doses prescribed in connection with such use. The Operating Instructions must always be strictly followed when operating the system. The source for the technical data is the corresponding data sheets. Results may vary.