MR assessment of brain maturation: comparison of sequences.

  title={MR assessment of brain maturation: comparison of sequences.},
  author={Karl Hittmair and D. Prayer Wimberger and Thomas Rand and Lucas Prayer and Guenther Bernert and Josef Kramer and Herwig Imhof},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  volume={15 3},
PURPOSE To evaluate the role of short-inversion-time inversion-recovery (STIR) sequences in assessment of brain maturation. METHODS Twenty-seven infants and young children with normal neurologic development were examined by 1.5-T MR using a circularly polarized head coil. Axial T1-weighted and T2-weighted and spin-echo and STIR images were obtained… CONTINUE READING