Water chemical shift in childhood brain tumours at low echo times: what are we measuring?
Ben Babourina-Brooks 1 , Martin Wilson 2 , Theo Arvanitis 3 , Andrew Peet 2 , and Nigel Davies 4
University of Birmingham, Birmingham, West
Midlands, United Kingdom,
of Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom,
Childrens Hospital NHS Foundation Trus, West Midlands,
hospitals Birmingham trust, West Midlands, United
MRS thermometry has been used to show differences in
childhood brain tumours. In this study we investigate
what the chemical shift measures in terms of tumour
malignancy. This was done through metabolite
concentration correlations with the PRF.
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