Tracking developmental changes in subcortical structures of the preterm brain using multi-modal MRI

  title={Tracking developmental changes in subcortical structures of the preterm brain using multi-modal MRI},
  author={Ahmed M. Serag and Paul Aljabar and Serena J. Counsell and James P. Boardman and Joseph V. Hajnal and Daniel Rueckert},
  journal={2011 IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro},
  • A. Serag, P. Aljabar, D. Rueckert
  • Published 9 June 2011
  • Biology
  • 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro
Preterm birth is associated with abnormal brain development and long-term neurodevelopmental impairment. Quantitative magnetic resonance (MR) studies of preterm brain injury have focused on morphological features such as shape and volume and on measures of tissue microstructure obtained from diffusion tensor imaging. In this work, we focus on longitudinal changes in signal intensity, which can offer a useful marker for mapping developmental changes. The proposed analysis framework utilises… 

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