volume 27, issue 5, P646-653 2013
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2013.771724
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P. J. Rao, R. Jyoti, P. J. Mews, P. Desmond, V. G. Khurana

Abstract: Our study supports a beneficial role for (1)H MRS in certain diagnostic intracranial dilemmas presenting to neurosurgeons. The information gleaned from preoperative (1)H MRS can be a useful adjunct to clinical and conventional MR imaging data in guiding the management of patients with intracranial pathologies, particularly high-grade tumour versus abscess, and high-grade versus low-grade glioma. Further larger prospective studies are needed to clearly define the utility of (1)H MRS in diagnostically challengin…

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