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Abstract #0248

Improved Localization of BOLD Activation in Patients with Brain Tumors using Vasoreactivity Maps

Henning U. Voss1, Kyung K. Peck2, Nicole M. Petrovich Brennan2, Amir Iranmahboob2, Bob L. Hou3, Andrei I. Holodny2

1Dept. of Radiology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA; 2Dept. of Radiology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA; 3Dept. of Radiology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, VA, USA

In subjects with brain tumors a global hemodynamic response function may not be sufficient to yield the most accurate maps of eloquent cortical areas in presurgical planning fMRI.