Spinal diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging in cervical intramedullary pathologies

Frank Raimund, Ann-Freya Foerster, Nils Ole Schmidt, Jens Fiehler, Jan Regelsberger & Manfred Westphal
Objective: Diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging (DTI) is a frequently used technique for the preoperative work-up of intracerebral tumors. A shift of fiber tracts can be made visible and might influence surgical tactics in order to reduce morbidity. In contrast, DTI of the spinal cord is technically[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]