MR detection of brain iron.

  title={MR detection of brain iron.},
  author={Lyndal Thomas and Orest B. Boyko and Douglas C. Anthony and Peter C. Burger},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  volume={14 5},
PURPOSE To provide further quantitative studies concerning the relationship with age between regional brain iron and T2 shortening. METHODS a) Quantitative T2 calculations of eight anatomic regions (red nucleus, substantia nigra, dentate nucleus, corpus callosum, caudate, putamen, temporal lobe white matter, and frontal lobe white matter) from T2-weighted spin-echo images were performed in 60 patients aged newborn to 35 years. b) Quantitative brain iron concentrations were obtained in six of… CONTINUE READING
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