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Abstract #0774

Sodium MRI for Evaluation of Sodium Ion Homeostasis in Epilepsy: Clinical Implementation and Initial Impressions

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.

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