3T MRS observations of acetone and beta-hydroxybutyrate in an epileptic patient under ketogenic diet
Wang D, Zimmerman R
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Proton MRS at 3T enables direct detections of acetone and beta-hydroxybutyrate in an epileptic child under ketogenic diet. Improvements in sensitivity and spectral resolution at higher field make MRS an ideal tool for monitoring cerebral ketone bodies in patients under ketogenic diet treatment.