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Functional Neuroimaging in Whiplash Injury

New Approaches

  • Andreas Otte
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Andreas Otte
    Pages 1-13
  3. Andreas Otte
    Pages 15-22
  4. Andreas Otte
    Pages 23-48
  5. Andreas Otte
    Pages 49-51
  6. Andreas Otte
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 55-62

About this book

Introduction

This book, now in its second, completely revised and updated edition, offers a critical approach to the challenging interpretation of the latest research data obtained using functional neuroimaging in whiplash injury. Such a comprehensive guide to recent and current international research in the field is more necessary than ever, given that the confusion regarding the condition and the medicolegal discussions surrounding it have increased further despite the publication of much literature on the subject. In recent decades especially the functional imaging methods – such as single-photon emission tomography, positron emission tomography, functional MRI, and hybrid techniques – have demonstrated a variety of significant brain alterations. Functional Neuroimaging in Whiplash Injury - New Approaches covers all aspects, including the imaging tools themselves, the various methods of image analysis, different atlas systems, and diagnostic and clinical aspects. The book will help physicians, patients and their relatives and friends, and others to understand this condition as a disease.

Keywords

Functional neuroimaging Neurosciences Nuclear medicine Whiplash injury Positron emission tomography Single-photon emission computed tomography Whiplash-associated disorders Mild traumatic brain injury PET SPECT

Authors and affiliations

  • Andreas Otte
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  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Medical Engineering and Computer ScienceOffenburg UniversityOffenburgGermany

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