Functional MRI in children: clinical and research applications
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- Leach, J.L. & Holland, S.K. Pediatr Radiol (2010) 40: 31. doi:10.1007/s00247-009-1452-x
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Functional MRI has become a critical research tool for evaluating brain function and developmental trajectories in children. Its clinical use in children is becoming more common. This presentation will review the basic underlying physiologic and technical aspects of fMRI, review research applications that have direct clinical relevance, and outline the current clinical uses of this technology.