Multimodal Imaging with Simultaneous EEG-fMRI

Authors: R. Mareček 1;  M. Mikl 1;  I. Rektor1ihash2 ,2 ,2
Authors‘ workplace: Středoevropský technologický institut (CEITEC), MU, Brno 1;  Centrum pro epilepsii Brno, I. neurologická klinika LF MU a FN u sv. Anny v Brně 2
Published in: Cesk Slov Neurol N 2012; 75/108(1): 18-22
Category: Review Article


Simultaneously recording electro-encephalograms with functional magnetic resonance ima­ging data is a new, multimodal neuro-imaging method that integrates the advantages of both modalities. Most often this method is used in epileptology (identification of the epileptogenic focus) and in the studies of functional brain network. This paper provides a brief overview of its data acquisition and processing methods and briefly addresses its most frequently-used applications.

Key words:
electroencephalography – functional magnetic resonance – multimodal imaging – epilepsy


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