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Abstract #2352

MR-Based Oxygen Extraction Fraction OEF Using Spatial ICA of Breath-Hold PARSE Acquisitions.

Charles G. Cantrell1, Rajiv G. Menon1, Parmede Vakil1, Sumeeth Vijay Jonathan1, Timothy J. Carroll1

1Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, United States

We examined MR based OEF using spatial ICA of breath-hold PARSE acquisitions to determine the dynamic effects on brain oxygen absorbtion. Results clearly show a frontal shift in OEF during the period of induced stress followed by a return to the baseline after the stress is removed.