Timothy Michael Shepherd1, Yongxian Qian1, Karthik Lakshmanan1, Ruben Kuzniecky2, Graham Wiggins1, and Fernando Boada1
1Radiology, New York University, New York, NY, United States, 2Neurology, New York University, New York, NY, United States
The detection and localization of sodium tissue
abnormalities in patients with epilepsy may have potential to improve seizure
localization, identify effective pharmacotherapy and/or provide prognostic
information for individual patients. Here, we report initial results evaluating
a newly developed coil for performing 23Na MRI at 3-T in three
patients with epilepsy.