AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2017 Feb 16. Epub 2017 Feb 16.
From the Research Imaging Institute (M.I., M.D.W., C.G.F., F.S.S., P.T.F.) and Department of Radiological Sciences (M.I., P.T.F.), University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas; Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute (J.H.M.), Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan; South Texas Veterans Healthcare System (P.T.F.), San Antonio, Texas; and Shenzhen University School of Medicine (P.T.F.), Shenzhen, People's Republic of China.
Background And Purpose
: Although drowning is a leading cause of mortality and morbidity in young children, the neuropathologic consequences have not been fully determined. The purpose of this article was to quantitatively characterize white matter microstructural abnormalities in pediatric anoxic brain injury from nonfatal drowning and investigate the correlation with motor function.Materials And Methods
: Whole-brain T1-weighted and diffusion-weighted MR imaging datasets were acquired in 11 children with chronic anoxic brain injury and 11 age- and sex-matched neurotypical controls (4-12 years of age). Read More