Asymptomatic ventricular dilatation precedes clinical decline in rodent adult chronic communicating hydrocephalus

@inproceedings{JusuTorres2015AsymptomaticVD,
  title={Asymptomatic ventricular dilatation precedes clinical decline in rodent adult chronic communicating hydrocephalus},
  author={Ignacio Jusu{\'e}-Torres and Jennifer Lu and Eric Sankey and Tito Vivas-Buitrago and Joshua A Crawford and Mikhail V. Pletnikov and Jiadi Xu and Ari M. Blitz and Barbara J. Crain and A. P. Hulbert and Hugo Guerrero-Cazares and Oscar Gonzalez-Perez and Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa and Pat McAllister and D. Rigamonti},
  booktitle={Fluids and Barriers of the CNS},
  year={2015}
}
Methods Bilateral subarachnoid injections of kaolin were administered in the cranial convexities of 20 adult rats. MRI was obtained using a Bruker Biospec 11.7 T MRI scanner at 14, 60, 90 and 120 days post kaolin injection. Locomotor, gait, and cognitive studies were performed independently every 2 weeks by faculty blinded to the imaging results. Tests… CONTINUE READING