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Quantitative Relaxometry of Hippocampal Sclerosis

  • J. S. Duncan
  • G. D. Jackson
  • A. Connelly
  • R. A. Grunewald
  • D. G. Gadian
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 264)

Abstract

The non-invasive diagnosis of hippocampal sclerosis (HS) by MRI forms an important part of pre-surgical evaluation and decision making, and is also important in the investigation of the prevalence and evolution of HS. The cardinal qualitative MRI features of HS are atrophy and increased T2-weighted signal intensity (Jackson et al., 1990; Berkovic et al., 1991). Recently, loss of internal structure of the hippocampus and decreased T1-weighted signal intensity have also been described (Jackson et al., 1993a).

Keywords

Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Hippocampal Sclerosis Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Relaxation Time Measurement Hippocampal Pathology 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. S. Duncan
    • 1
  • G. D. Jackson
    • 2
  • A. Connelly
    • 3
  • R. A. Grunewald
    • 1
  • D. G. Gadian
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of NeurologyLondonUK
  2. 2.Institute of Child HealthLondonUK
  3. 3.Hospitals for Sick ChildrenLondonUK

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