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Furthermore, using a phantom-based evaluation of the effect of such temperature changes on the BOLD fMRI signal, we demonstrate a robust inverse relationship between both variables.
These findings suggest that temperature increases, due to functional hyperemia, should be accounted for to ensure accurate interpretation of BOLD fMRI signals in pre-clinical neuroimaging studies.
Anesthesia can amplify these effects Shirey et al. Inflow of fresh arterial blood at core temperature into functionally activated cortical regions, in both anesthetized and awake rodents, thus leads to a large increase in local tissue temperature through heat exchange Zhu et al. Nevertheless, this has not been comprehensively studied across a range of physiological and pathological activation.
These phenomena have been exploited to infer changes in brain temperature from human blood-oxygenation level dependent BOLD functional magnetic resonance fMRI signals Yablonskiy et al. This implies that BOLD fMRI signals during functional activation can be modulated by non-physiological temperature variations in the absence of Hb or metabolic fluctuations.
Remarkably, this confound has not been previously accounted for in BOLD neuroimaging studies using anesthetized rodent models, which possess profound negative brain-core temperature differentials and are thus predisposed to large increases in brain temperature during functional hyperemia Zhu et al.
Importantly, this effect may also have implications for pre-clinical studies using craniotomies to elucidate the underpinnings of the BOLD signal through novel combination with other optical modalities such as optical imaging spectroscopy Kennerley et al. Accordingly, we have sought to address these unresolved questions through development of a novel multi-modal methodology that provides concurrent recordings of cortical temperature, blood flow and total hemoglobin concentration Hbtas well as estimates of CMRO2 through measures of tissue oxygenation.
We aimed to quantify and interrogate the relationship between cortical temperature responses and hemodynamic and metabolic variables during sensory stimulation, hypercapnia, and recurrent acute seizures, in the urethane-anesthetized rat cortex — a popular model employed in pre-clinical BOLD fMRI studies.
We demonstrate that this spectrum of brain activation induces significant increases in cortical temperature that are most closely correlated to changes in Hbt.
Finally, through phantom-based evaluation, we show that such temperature increases, in of themselves, markedly, and inversely, affect the BOLD fMRI signal.
Our results provide important insights into the mechanisms underlying temperature increases during functional activation in a common pre-clinical model, and underscore the importance of considering temperature-dependent confounds in relevant neuroimaging studies. Animals were anesthetized with urethane 1.
Urethane is a popular anesthetic in non-recovery pre-clinical neuroimaging studies as it provides long-term stable anesthesia reminiscent of natural sleep Pagliardini et al. Furthermore, the spatial—temporal pattern of stimulus induced hemodynamic responses Devor et al.
The dataset, which is called lines. Most of these drawings come from The United States Concretely, in which direction do we draw them: This analysis is inspired in two great articles I read recently: How do you draw a circle? City Street Orientations around the World by Geoff Boeingan awesome analysis and data visualization which gave me the idea of doing polar graphs to show my results.
There are some technical details around this experiment I would highlight: I use the slope of the regression to obtain the angle which describes the line depending on where it is started I add pi to de arctangent of the slope I represent the frequence of angles using polar coordinates dividing circle in sections of 30 degrees in the following way: This is how do we draw lines analysing the entire dataset, without doing any distinction by country: The fact seems clear: I have to admite that I expected a majority of horizontal-left-to-right lines, but not as crushingly as the plot shows.
Maybe my a priori is far from the reality because I am lefty and I would draw it in another way. Remember as well that this mean human will probably come from The United States. Are there differences by country?