Diffusion Tensor Imaging Biomarkers for Traumatic Axonal Injury: Analysis of Three Analytic Methods

@article{MarquezdelaPlata2010DiffusionTI,
  title={Diffusion Tensor Imaging Biomarkers for Traumatic Axonal Injury: Analysis of Three Analytic Methods},
  author={Carlos D Marquez de la Plata and Fanpei Gloria Yang and Jun Yi Wang and Kamini Krishnan and Khamid Bakhadirov and Christopher Paliotta and Sina Aslan and Michael D. Devous and Carol Moore and Caryn R. Harper and R. W. Mccoll and C. Munro Cullum and Ramon Diaz-Arrastia},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={17},
  pages={24 - 35}
}
Abstract Traumatic axonal injury (TAI) is a common mechanism of traumatic brain injury not readily identified using conventional neuroimaging modalities. Novel imaging modalities such as diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) can detect microstructural compromise in white matter (WM) in various clinical populations including TAI. DTI-derived data can be analyzed using global methods (i.e., WM histogram or voxel-based approaches) or a regional approach (i.e., tractography). While each of these methods… 
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