Proton NMR Study on Brain Edema
In the study of brain edema, the most essential problem is the condition and motion of water accumulated abnormally in the brain tissue. Little was known, however, about the water molecules in the edematous tissue until the nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) technique was applied for the first time in 1975 to the investigation of brain edema2,5. By this nondestructive method, it was possible to clarify the behavior of water molecules in biological tissue.
KeywordsWhite Matter Brain Edema Slow Component Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Study Mongolian Gerbil
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