AJNR article on benefits of fMRI in identifying the foot motor region

Many critical functional brain regions are difficult to identify by anatomy alone, especially when gross distortion is present secondary to brain lesions. In this article, Fisicaro et al from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center demonstrate the difficulty of using anatomy alone to identify the foot motor region in patients with brain tumors.

Fisicaro RA et al. Challenges in Identifying the Foot Motor Region in Patients with Brain Tumor on Routine MRI: Advantages of fMRI. AJNR 2015 36: 1488-1493.

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