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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT or CAT scan) are the most common types of tests used to diagnose brain tumors.
Diffusion Tensor Imaging (dti) has been advocated as a promising tool for delineation of the extent of tumor infiltration by primary brain tumors.
Diffusion tensor imaging offers fresh approach to diagnosis of brain disorders. DECEMBER 2001.
Tumor extension in highgrade gliomas assessed with diffusion magnetic resonance imaging: values and
Current developments in radiotherapy for paediatric brain tumours. Eur J Paediatr Neurol 2006;10: 167–75. 4. Basser PJ, Mattiello J, LeBihan D. Estimation of the effective self-diffusion tensor from the NMR spin echo.
Combined Magnetic Resonance Tractography and Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Neurosurgical.
This study will examine the use of a variation of standard magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) called diffusion tensor MRI (DT-MRI) for distinguishing injured brain tissue due to radiation therapy (radiation necrosis) from the return of a brain tumor that was previously removed (tumor recurrence).
Diffusion-weighted and perfusion MR imaging for brain tumor characterization and assessment of treatment response. Radiology.
Key words: Magnetic resonance imaging, diffusion tensor imaging, background, clinical applications, brain. Summary.