Maj. Melvin H. Patton, MLA, (Ret.) is being honored by the Association of Fund Raising Professionals for his volunteer service at Novi-based Center for Neurological Studies (CNS). The Distinguished Volunteer award will be presented to Patton at the group’s annual dinner Nov. 6 at The Henry in Dearborn. Patton, a 22-year veteran of the U.
Introduction: There is a need to more accurately diagnose milder traumatic brain injuries with increasing awareness of the high prevalence in both military and civilian populations. Magnetic resonance imaging methods may be capable of detecting a number of the pathoanatomical and pathophysiological consequences of focal and diffuse traumatic brain injury. Susceptibility-weighted imaging (SWI) detects heme iron and reveals
N Engl J Med. 2011 Jun 2;364(22):2091-100. Detection of blast-related traumatic brain injury in U.S. military personnel. Mac Donald CL, Johnson AM, Cooper D, Nelson EC, Werner NJ, Shimony JS, Snyder AZ, Raichle ME, Witherow JR, Fang R, Flaherty SF, Brody DL. Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2002 May;23(5):794-802. Diffusion tensor MR imaging in diffuse axonal injury. Arfanakis K, Haughton VM, Carew JD, Rogers BP, Dempsey RJ, Meyerand ME. Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53706-1532, USA. BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Disruption of the cytoskeletal network and axonal membranes characterizes diffuse axonal