TITLE

PET/MRI May Show Changes in Brain Trauma Cases

PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Radiology Today;Dec2010, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on an animal study which reveals that positron emission tomography (PET) images fused with magnetic resonance (MR) images help researchers better understand the long-term functional and structural changes that occur after traumatic brain injury (TBI). It notes that TBI is a leading cause of death and disability in children and youth throughout the world. Long-term disabilities include cognitive disabilities, psychiatric and behavioral problems, and epilepsy.
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61833325

 

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