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|Title:||Applications of diffusion-weighted and diffusion tensor MRI to white matter diseases - a review.|
|Citation:||NMR BIOMED, 2002, 15 (7-8), pp. 570-577|
|Abstract:||This paper reviews the current applications of diffusion-weighted and diffusion tensor MRI in diseases of the brain white matter. The contribution that diffusion-weighted imaging has made to our understanding of white matter diseases is critically appraised. The quantitative nature of diffusion MRI is one of its major attractions; however, this is offset by the more advanced hardware required to collect diffusion-weighted images reliably, and the more complex processing to produce quantitative parametric diffusion images. With the now common availability of scanners equipped to perform echo-planar imaging, the acquisition of diffusion tensor images is sure to become more widespread and routine.|
|Appears in Collections:||Published Articles, Dept. of Cardiovascular Sciences|
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