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Imaging to visualize nerves around tumors preoperatively may help the surgeon to plan surgery and excise the tumor with preservation or improvement in the quality of life. In this prospective study, the authors attempt to correlate preoperative cranial nerves, namely, trigeminal, abducens, facial and vestibulocochlear diffusion tensor tractography and anatomic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with intra-operative findings in cerebellopontine angle tumor surgery.
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Name: World neurosurgery
Predicting the displacement of cranial nerves by tumors could make surgery safer and the outcome better. Recent advances in imaging and processing have overcome some of the limits associated with cran...
The human body has 12 pairs of cranial nerves that control motor and sensory functions of the head and neck. The anatomy of cranial nerves is complex and its knowledge is crucial to detect pathologic...
Diffusion tensor tractography (DTT) has recently been shown to accurately detect nerve injury and regeneration. This study assesses whether 7-tesla (7T) DTT imaging is a viable modality to observe axo...
We sought to delineate the fractional anisotropy (FA) and apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values of cervical spondylotic radiculopathy patients by diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) and fiber bundle ...
Throughout history the description and classification of the cranial nerves has been linked to the development and characteristics of anatomy and the role that it played as a tool in providing rationa...
Introduction: The skull base tumors surgery remains a challenge since numerous cranial nerves or vessels closely surround them. Recently, diffusion tensor imaging has developed with the tr...
Currently, standard-of-care tractography is based on information obtained from diffusion tensor imaging (DTI). DTI is a diffusion magnetic resonance imaging (dMRI) technique that is routin...
This pilot early phase I trial studies how well diffusion tensor imaging works in predicting development of chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy in patients with breast cancer. Diffu...
The aim of this study is the evaluation of new MRI tractography maps for early knee osteoarthritis assessment.
To determine the utility of diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging in the preoperative workup of children with intractable epilepsy referred for surgery.
The use of diffusion ANISOTROPY data from diffusion magnetic resonance imaging results to construct images based on the direction of the faster diffusing molecules.
Disorders of one or more of the twelve cranial nerves. With the exception of the optic and olfactory nerves, this includes disorders of the brain stem nuclei from which the cranial nerves originate or terminate.
The nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord, including the autonomic, cranial, and spinal nerves. Peripheral nerves contain non-neuronal cells and connective tissue as well as axons. The connective tissue layers include, from the outside to the inside, the epineurium, the perineurium, and the endoneurium.
Dysfunction of one or more cranial nerves causally related to a traumatic injury. Penetrating and nonpenetrating CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; NECK INJURIES; and trauma to the facial region are conditions associated with cranial nerve injuries.
Benign and malignant neoplasms that arise from one or more of the twelve cranial nerves.
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