PET/MRI May Show Changes in Brain Trauma Cases

December 2010
Radiology Today;Dec2010, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p40
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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