Clinical Applications of fMRI

Keith R. Thulborn1, Denise Davis1

1 University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Publication Name:  Current Protocols in Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Unit Number:  Unit A6.1
DOI:  10.1002/0471142719.mia0601s00
Online Posting Date:  May, 2001
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The clinical scenario in which fMRI is requested by a referring physician is usually after detection of a lesion in the brain of a patient for whom surgical intervention is being contemplated. This unit discusses the suitable parameters of a functional MRI system and also presents the for imaging language function.

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Table of Contents

  • Basic Protocol 1: Imaging Language Function
  • Commentary
  • Figures
  • Tables
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Key Reference
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