Changes in lumbosacral spinal nerve roots on diffusion tensor imaging in spinal stenosis

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Zhong-jun Hou; Yong Huang; Zi-wen Fan; Xin-chun Li; Bing-yi Cao;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Neural Regeneration Research,volume 10,issue 11,pages1,860-1,864 (issn: 1673-5374, eissn: 1876-7958)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/1673-5374.170317, pmc: PMC4705802
  • Subject: lumbosacral area | magnetic resonance imaging | Research Article | neural regeneration | Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system | RC346-429 | diffusion tensor imaging | fractional anisotropy | nerve regeneration; magnetic resonance imaging; diffusion tensor imaging; lumbosacral area; degeneration; nerve root; fractional anisotropy; neural regeneration | nerve regeneration | nerve root | degeneration

Lumbosacral degenerative disc disease is a common cause of lower back and leg pain. Conventional T1-weighted imaging (T1WI) and T2-weighted imaging (T2WI) scans are commonly used to image spinal cord degeneration. However, these modalities are unable to image the entire... View more
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