Investigation of hydrocephalus with three-dimensional constructive interference in steady state MRI

Kurihara, S. Takahashi, H. Tamura, S. Higano, S. Furuta, H. Jokura, A. Umetsu

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Abstract

We report four patients with various types of hydrocephalus in whom constructive interference in steady state (CISS) MRI disclosed the cause of the hydrocephalus. The imaging clearly delineated an abnormal contour of the ventricular system and intraventricular septa, essential information for surgical planning, including endoscopic surgery. Post-operative CISS images were useful for showing not only regression of hydrocephalus but also the patency of small fenestrations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)634-638
Number of pages5
JournalNeuroradiology
Volume42
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Jan 1

Keywords

  • Hydrocephalus
  • Magnetic resonance imaging, pulse sequences
  • Neurosurgery, endoscopic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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