Loss of fractional anisotropy of supratentorial tracts correlates significantly with impaired cognitive and fine motor function

Stefan Mark Rueckriegel, Harald Bruhn, Günter Henze & Pablo Hernáiz Driever
Objective: Tumor and therapy-associated neurotoxic effects including local pressure and hypoperfusion, internal hydrocephalus, surgery, and adjuvant treatment cause brain damage in pediatric patients with posterior fossa tumors. Treatment related toxicity factors are resection in pilocytic astrocytoma[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]