Semi-automatic parcellation of the corpus striatum

  title={Semi-automatic parcellation of the corpus striatum},
  author={Ramsey Al-Hakim and Delphine Nain and James J. Levitt and Martha Shenton and Allen R. Tannenbaum},
  journal={Proceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering},
The striatum is the input component of the basal ganglia from the cerebral cortex. It includes the caudate, putamen, and nucleus accumbens. Thus, the striatum is an important component in limbic frontal-subcortical circuitry and is believed to be relevant both for reward-guided behaviors and for the expression of psychosis. The dorsal striatum is composed of the caudate and putamen, both of which are further subdivided into pre- and post-commissural components. The ventral striatum (VS) is… CONTINUE READING