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BOLD Mapping Software

Anatomical & Functional Information

iPlan® BOLD MRI Mapping enables quick visualization of motoric and speech areas based on functional MRI data.

Enables fast visualization of motor and speech areas of the brain based on functional MR images
Functional areas in the brain can be identified through functional MR images and BOLD MRI data

Accelerated Functional Planning

Functional MR images—created by scanning patients as they perform certain tasks—enable the identification of related functional areas in the brain by detecting an increased blood supply.

iPlan post-processes BOLD (Blood Oxygen Level Dependent) functional MRI data to enhance anatomical images with functional maps showing motoric and speech areas. This patient-specific identification of critical areas leads to more refined surgical approaches and easier localization of functional areas on the brain surface during surgery.

  • Automatic detection of functional activations
  • Flexible definition of different functional paradigms
  • Overlay of BOLD MRI information to other anatomical or functional images
Focuses on preservation of function through the mapping of fibers that connect white matter structures in the brain.

Seamless Navigation Integration

Tumor cases are more complex when they are located near areas of the brain responsible for vital functions. To preserve these functions as much as possible, it is crucial to map their position in the outer brain gray matter as well as the fibers that invisibly connect these areas to the body via the brain’s white matter structures.

iPlan® FiberTracking and iPlan BOLD MRI Mapping are software modules that enable post-processing of specific data sets, turning them into clinically relevant information for pre-planning, which then seamlessly integrates with neuronavigation.

  • Full integration of raw DICOM Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) data for fiber tracking and BOLD MRI data for mapping
  • Generation of objects for use with neuronavigation
  • Compatible with iPlan Cranial, iPlan Stereotaxy and iPlan RT