Diffusion Tensor Imaging

Research Update: Diffusion Tensor Imaging

A brief summary of current research.

Serial changes in the white matter diffusion tensor imaging metrics in moderate traumatic brain injury and correlation with neuro-cognitive function

Kumar R, Husain M, Gupta R, Hasan KM, Haris M, Agarwal AK, Pandey CM, Ponnada, AN. Journal of Neurotrauma. ahead of print. doi:10.1089/neu.2008.0461.

A sophisticated neuro-imaging method called diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) appears more sensitive than an MRI. In this study, DTI could detect changes in the brain right away (and months after) an injury when a conventional MRI of the same brain looked normal.

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Posted on BrainLine April 2, 2009.