Brainstem cavernoma surgery with the support of pre- and postoperative diffusion tensor imaging; a single center study of 23 patients

N.H. Ulrich, R.A. Kockro, D. Bellut, C. Amaxopoulou, J.K. Burkhardt, O. Bozinov, S.S. Kollias, J. Sarnthein & H. Bertalanffy
Objective: The spatial complexity of highly vulnerable structures makes surgical resection of brainstem cavernomas (BSC) a challenging procedure. Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) allows visualization of white matter tracts and enables a better understanding of the anatomical location of corticospinal [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]