Morphometry of in vivo human white matter association pathways with diffusion‐weighted magnetic resonance imaging

@article{Makris1997MorphometryOI,
  title={Morphometry of in vivo human white matter association pathways with diffusion‐weighted magnetic resonance imaging},
  author={N. Makris and A. J. Worth and G. Papadimitriou and J. Stakes and V. Caviness and D. Kennedy and D. Pandya and E. Kaplan and A. Sorensen and O. Wu and T. Reese and V. Wedeen and B. Rosen and T. L. Davis},
  journal={Annals of Neurology},
  year={1997},
  volume={42}
}
The precise characterization of cortical connectivity is important for the understanding of brain morphological and functional organization. Such connectivity is conveyed by specific pathways or tracts in the white matter. Diffusion‐weighted magnetic resonance imaging detects the diffusivity of water molecules in three dimensions. Diffusivity in anisotropic in oriented tissues such as fiber tracts. In the present study, we used this method to map (in terms of orientation, location, and size… Expand
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