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Diffusion in Acute Stroke

Ona Wu, Lauren Nentwich, Aurauma Chutinet and Ahmad Bayrlee.

in Diffusion MRI

November 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscientific Techniques. 10482 words.

Acute stroke is a devastating disease with high morbidity and mortality necessitating rapid and accurate diagnosis in order to dictate optimal treatment. Diffusion-weighted MRI (DWI) has...

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Diffusion in Chronic Stroke and Small Vessel Disease

Michael O’Sullivan.

in Diffusion MRI

November 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscientific Techniques. 11426 words.

Much attention has focused on the role of diffusion MRI in acute stroke, where it has contributed to major advances in treatment. However, diffusion techniques may also have much to tell us...

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Diffusion MRI

Edited by Derek K. Jones, PhD.

November 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Neuroscientific Techniques. 784 pages.

Since its initial development in the mid-1980s, and wide accessibility to perform diffusion MRI on all MRI scanners, the use of diffusion MRI has become widespread across the last 30 years....

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Diffusion MRI: Conception, Birth, and Adolescence

Denis Le Bihan.

in Diffusion MRI

November 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscientific Techniques. 6045 words.

This chapter charts the development of diffusion MRI from the very beginning, as seen through the eyes of one of its innovators. It covers the history from initial conception of the idea,...

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Diffusion MRI in Epilepsy

Khalid Hamandi and Robert Powell.

in Diffusion MRI

November 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscientific Techniques. 14750 words.

The diagnosis of epilepsy is primarily a clinical one based on the account or observation of the epileptic or ictal events. Advanced imaging in epilepsy is used to identify epileptogenic...

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Diffusion MRI in Psychiatric Disorders

Tonya White and Kelvin O. Lim.

in Diffusion MRI

November 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscientific Techniques. 17063 words.

There has been an exponential growth in the application of diffusion tensor imaging to study psychiatric disorders. This growth has been fostered by an emerging literature that implicates...

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Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Aging and Age-Related Neurodegenerative Disorders

Edith V. Sullivan and Adolf Pfefferbaum.

in Diffusion MRI

November 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscientific Techniques. 16214 words.

Postmortem investigations reveal degradation of white matter microstructure and include evidence for decline in numbers of myelinated fibers of the precentral gyrus and corpus callosum....

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Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Brain Development

Petra Hüppi.

in Diffusion MRI

November 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscientific Techniques. 13331 words.

Insight into human brain development is of great clinical importance, as many neurological and neurobehavioral disorders have their origin in early structural and functional cerebral...

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Diffusion Tensor Microimaging and Its Applications

Jiangyang Zhang, Hao Huang, Manisha Aggarwal and Susumu Mori.

in Diffusion MRI

November 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscientific Techniques. 8965 words.

Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) provides superior contrast for structural delineation in the brain. Two major challenges for using DTI to study small animal brains are the limitation on...

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Diffusion Tensor MRI in Multiple Sclerosis

Massimo Filippi and Maria A. Rocca.

in Diffusion MRI

November 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscientific Techniques. 6253 words.

Due to its increased pathologic specificity over conventional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), diffusion tensor (DT) MR imaging is widely applied to detect and quantify multiple sclerosis...

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