New MRI may help people with traumatic brain injuries

July 27, 2018

Doctors are currently working on an experimental MRI based test at the University of Pittsburg Medical Center. High Definition Fiber Tracking allows doctors to actually see a representation of the brain fibers responsible for different parts of the body, which helps doctors understand what happened to the brain’s white matter (the connective parts) in a traumatic brain injury (a concussion). This type of image shows where and how many of those connections are disrupted, something the doctors could not see before.

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