Assessment of 3D T2-weighted high-sampling-efficiency technique (SPACE) for detection of cerebellar tonsillar motion: new useful sign for Chiari I malformation

UÇAR M., TOKGÖZ N., Koc A. M. , Kilic K., BÖRCEK A. Ö. , ÖNER A. Y. , ...More

CLINICAL IMAGING, vol.39, no.1, pp.42-50, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.clinimag.2014.08.011
  • Journal Name: CLINICAL IMAGING
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.42-50
  • Keywords: Chiari I malformation, CSF flow MR imaging, 3D T2-weighted high-sampling-efficiency technique (SPACE), Tonsillar motion, CEREBROSPINAL-FLUID FLOW, CLINICAL ARTICLE, MR, POSITION, CSF, SYRINGOMYELIA, BRAIN
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: To describe tonsillar blackout sign (TBS) on three-dimensional (3D)-SPACE, evaluate its performance in identifying Chiari malformation (CM1) as diagnostic marker, and investigate its role in differentiation of symptomatic and asymptomatic CM1.