TITLE

TRACTOGRAPHY

AUTHOR(S)
Rosenbloom, Margaret J.; Pfefferbaum, Adolf
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Alcohol Research & Health;2008, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p368
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the implications of tractography via diffussion tensor imaging (DTI) to the treatment and diagnosis of alcoholism. Accordingly, tractography enables researchers to characterize the integrity of specific white matter structures,such as the corpus callosum and broad cortical regions of white matter. It also facilitates the imaging of white matter fiber systems and quantify fractional anisotropy (FA) and diffusivity along the length of identified fiber bundles.
ACCESSION #
39231455

 

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