Feng-ping Zhu

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BACKGROUND Glioma surgery in eloquent areas remains a challenge because of the risk of postoperative motor deficits. OBJECTIVE To prospectively evaluate the efficiency of using a combination of diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) tractography functional neuronavigation and direct subcortical stimulation (DsCS) to yield a maximally safe resection of cerebral(More)
BACKGROUND Resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging (R-fMRI) is a promising tool in clinical application, especially in presurgical mapping for neurosurgery. This study aimed to investigate the sensitivity and specificity of R-fMRI in the localization of hand motor area in patients with brain tumors validated by direct cortical stimulation (DCS).(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical application of 3-T intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (iMRI), awake craniotomy, multimodal functional mapping, and intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring (IONM) for resection of dominant-sided insular gliomas. METHODS From March 2011 to June 2013, 30 gliomas involving the dominant insular lobe were resected in(More)
BACKGROUND The ability of preoperative MRI-sequences to predict the consistency of intracranial meningiomas has not yet been clearly defined. We aim to demonstrate that diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) improves the prediction of intracranial meningiomas consistency. METHODS We prospectively studied 110 meningioma patients operated on in a single center from(More)
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