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Abstract #0206

Derivation of Flow Information from a Hypocarbia Challenge Study Using Time Delay Correlation Processing

Blaise Frederick1, 2, Yunjie Tong1, 2, Megan Strother3, Lisa Nickerson1, 2, Kim Lindsey1, 2, Manus Donahue3

1Brain Imaging Center, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, United States; 2Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States; 3Department of Radiology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, United States

We present a novel analysis technique which allows the extraction of detailed cerebrovascular flow information from fMRI data acquired during a hypercarbia challenge. Flow data is derived in 20 subjects, and comparison of flow before and after surgical intervention is performed.