was observed between the increased choline:creatine ratio and the MIB-1 SI" and that a high lactate and/or methylene signal suggested a tumor of higher grade. In this manner, proton MRS data may serve in the future as a non-invasive way of predicting the proliferative rate or malignant potential of meningiomas. Further refinement and availability of MRS will be necessary for this technique to be of value in estimating the growth rate, tumor grade or recurrence in clinical practice.
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