TITLE

DIFFUSION TENSOR IMAGING

AUTHOR(S)
Rosenbloom, Margaret J.; Pfefferbaum, Adolf
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Alcohol Research & Health;2008, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p366
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the significance of diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) in the diagnosis and treatment of alcoholism. According to the authors, DTI measures the diffusion of water molecules within brain cells and in extracellular spaces revealing information about the microstructure of brain tissue and its components. Moreover, they also cite the role of anisotropy in DTI.
ACCESSION #
39231454

 

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