Diffusion tensor imaging in the cervical spinal cord

@article{Song2010DiffusionTI,
  title={Diffusion tensor imaging in the cervical spinal cord},
  author={Ting Song and Wen-jun Chen and Bo Yang and Hong-Pu Zhao and Jian-wei Huang and Ming-Jin Cai and Tian-Fa Dong and Tang-Sheng Li},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={20},
  pages={422-428}
}
There are discrepancy between MR findings and clinical presentations. The compressed cervical cord in patients of the spondylotic myelopathy may be normal on conventional MRI when it is at the earlier stage or even if patients had severe symptoms. Therefore, it is necessary to take a developed MR technique—diffusion tensor imaging (DTI)—to detect the intramedullary lesions. Prospective MR and DTI were performed in 53 patients with cervical compressive myelopathy and twenty healthy volunteers… CONTINUE READING
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