Neurovascular Uncoupling in Functional MR Imaging



Terms referring to cerebrovascular autoregulation are often used interchangeably and have been assigned different meanings according to different users and groups. Although we are not claiming to be the final authority on this issue, we would like to establish the following definitions to inform the reader in order to minimize uncertainty.


Apparent Diffusion Coefficient Cerebral Blood Volume Arterial Spin Label Bold Signal Smooth Muscle Tone 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Rudolf Magnus Institute of NeuroscienceUniversity Medical Center UtrechtUtrechtThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Division of Neuroradiology, Division of Neurosurgery, Toronto Western HospitalUniversity Health NetworkTorontoCanada
  3. 3.Division of NeuroradiologyUniversity Health Network: Toronto Western Hospital, University of TorontoTorontoCanada

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