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Imaging of Spinal Cord Injuries (Acute Phase)


Aarabi B, Sansur CA, Ibrahimi DM, Simard JM, Hersh DS, Le E, . . . Akhtar-Danesh N. Intramedullary lesion length on postoperative magnetic resonance imaging is a strong predictor of ASIA impairment scale grade conversion following decompressive surgery in cervical spinal cord injury. Clinical Neurosurgery 2017;80:610-620.

Boldin C, Raith J, Fankhauser F, Haunschmid C, Schwantzer G, Schweighofer F. Predicting neurologic recovery in cervical spinal cord injury with postoperative MR imaging. Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2006;31:554-9.

Choe AS, Sadowsky CL, Smith SA, van Zijl, PC, Pekar JJ, Belegu V. Subject-specific regional measures of water diffusion are associated with impairment in chronic spinal cord injury. Neuroradiology 2017;59(8):747-758.

D’Souza MM, Choudhary A, Poonia M, Kumar P, Khushu S. Diffusion tensor MR imaging in spinal cord injury. Injury 2017;48:880-884.

Dalkilic T, Fallah N, Noonan VK, Salimi Elizei S, Dong K, Belanger L, . . . Kwon BK. Predicting Injury Severity and Neurological Recovery after Acute Cervical Spinal Cord Injury: A Comparison of Cerebrospinal Fluid and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Biomarkers. Journal of Neurotrauma 2018;35:435-445.

Ellingson BM, Ulmer JL, Kurpad SN, Schmit BD. Diffusion tensor MR imaging in chronic spinal cord injury. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2008a;29:1976-82.

Ellingson BM, Ulmer JL, Schmit BD. Morphology and morphometry of human chronic spinal cord injury using diffusion tensor imaging and fuzzy logic. Ann Biomed Eng 2008b;36:224-36.

Facon D, Ozanne A, Fillard P, Lepeintre JF, Tournoux-Facon C, Ducreux D. MR diffusion tensor imaging and fiber tracking in spinal cord compression. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2005;26:1587-94.

Flanders AE, Spettell CM, Tartaglino LM, Friedman DP, Herbison GJ. Forecasting motor recovery after cervical spinal cord injury: value of MR imaging. Radiology 1996;201:649-55.

Ghasemi A, Haddadi K, Shad AA. Comparison of diagnostic accuracy of MRI with and without contrast in diagnosis of traumatic spinal cord injuries. Medicine (United States) 2015;94:e1942.

Karpova A, Arun R, Davis AM, Kulkarni AV, Mikulis DJ, Sooyong C, . . . Fehlings MG. Reliability of quantitative magnetic resonance imaging methods in the assessment of spinal canal stenosis and cord compression in cervical myelopathy. Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2013;38:245-52.

Kim SY, Shin MJ, Chang JH, Lee CH, Shin YI, Shin YB, Ko HY. Correlation of diffusion tensor imaging and phase-contrast MR with clinical parameters of cervical spinal cord injuries. Spinal Cord 2015;53:608-614.

Koskinen E, Brander A, Hakulinen U, Luoto T, Helminen M, Ylinen A, Ohman J. Assessing the state of chronic spinal cord injury using diffusion tensor imaging. J Neurotrauma 2013;30:1587-95.

Mabray MC, Talbott JF, Whetstone WD, Dhall SS, Phillips DB, Pan JZ, . . . Ferguson AR. Multidimensional analysis of magnetic resonance imaging predicts early impairment in thoracic and thoracolumbar spinal cord injury. Journal of Neurotrauma 2016;33:954-962.

Martinez-Perez R, Munarriz PM, Paredes I, Cotrina J, Lagares A. Cervical Spinal Cord Injury without Computed Tomography Evidence of Trauma in Adults: Magnetic Resonance Imaging Prognostic Factors. World Neurosurgery 2017;99:192-199.

Matsushita A, Maeda T, Mori E, Yuge I, Kawano O, Ueta T, Shiba K. Can the acute magnetic resonance imaging features reflect neurologic prognosis in patients with cervical spinal cord injury? Spine Journal 2017;17:1319-1324.

Miyanji F, Furlan JC, Aarabi B, Arnold PM, Fehlings MG. Acute cervical traumatic spinal cord injury: MR imaging findings correlated with neurologic outcome–prospective study with 100 consecutive patients. Radiology 2007;243:820-7.

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Seif M, Curt A, Thompson AJ, Grabher P, Weiskopf N, Freund P. Quantitative MRI of rostral spinal cord and brain regions is predictive of functional recovery in acute spinal cord injury. NeuroImage: Clinical 2018;20:556-563.

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Shanmuganathan K, Gullapalli RP, Zhuo J, Mirvis SE. Diffusion tensor MR imaging in cervical spine trauma. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2008;29:655-9.

Shanmuganathan K, Zhuo J, Chen HH, Aarabi B, Adams J, Miller C, . . . Mirvis SE. Diffusion Tensor Imaging Parameter Obtained during Acute Blunt Cervical Spinal Cord Injury in Predicting Long-Term Outcome. Journal of Neurotrauma 2017;34:2964-2971.

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Zohrabian VM, Parker L, Harrop JS, Vaccaro AR, Marino RJ, Flanders AE. Can anatomic level of injury on MRI predict neurological level in acute cervical spinal cord injury? British Journal of Neurosurgery 2016;30:204-210.

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