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DTI Superior to Routine DWI for Detection of Small Acute Infarcts

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Objective: To compare the sensitivity of diffusion-tensor trace imaging (DTI) versus conventional diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) in the context of detection of small cerebral infarcts. Design/Participants: Retrospective review of 2537 studies in patients who underwent both a standard DWI series (3-orthogonal diffusion gradient) and a 15-direction DTI with parallel acquisition technique over a 1-year period. Methods: All cases were initially reviewed by a single observer to identi more...
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