Cancer Institute A national cancer institute
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Sean Mackey, M.D., Ph.D.

Publication Details

  • Potential clinical applications for spinal functional MRI. Current pain and headache reports Kornelsen, J., Mackey, S. 2007; 11 (3): 165-170

    Abstract:

    Functional MRI (fMRI) of the spinal cord is a noninvasive technique for obtaining information regarding spinal cord neuronal function. This article provides a brief overview of recent developments in spinal cord fMRI and outlines potential applications, as well as the limitations that must be overcome, for using spinal fMRI in the clinic. This technique is currently used for research purposes, but significant potential exists for spinal fMRI to become an important clinical tool.

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