The blood oxygen level-dependent functional MR imaging signal can be used to identify brain tumors and distinguish them from normal tissue.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE In neuro-oncology, a major problem is clear identification of tumor from the surrounding normal tissue. We hypothesized that we could use the blood oxygen level-dependent functional MR imaging (BOLD fMRI) signals from tumors and normal brain to identify the tumors and distinguish them from the surrounding brain. MATERIALS AND… (More)
DOI: 10.3174/ajnr.A1326

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@article{Feldman2009TheBO, title={The blood oxygen level-dependent functional MR imaging signal can be used to identify brain tumors and distinguish them from normal tissue.}, author={Samuel Feldman and D. Chu and Michael Schulder and R. Pawar and M. Barry and Eunae Cho and W.-C. Liu}, journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology}, year={2009}, volume={30 2}, pages={389-95} }