Iranian Journal of Radiology

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Stereoscopic Display of the Peripheral Nerves at the Elbow Region Based on MR Diffusion Tensor Imaging with Multiple Post-Processing Methods

Wen Quan Ding 1 , Jian Hui Gu 2 , Yong Yuan 3 and Dong Sheng Jin 3 , *
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1 Department of Hand Surgery, Ningbo No.6 Hospital, Ningbo University, Ningbo, China
2 Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong University, Nantong, China
3 Department of Radiology, Jiangsu Province Official Hospital, Jiangsu Jiankang Vocational College, Nanjing, China
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: January 01, 2016, 13 (1); e22144
  • Published Online: January 7, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: July 18, 2014
  • Revised: August 23, 2014
  • Accepted: August 30, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.22144

To Cite: Ding W Q, Gu J H, Yuan Y, Jin D S. Stereoscopic Display of the Peripheral Nerves at the Elbow Region Based on MR Diffusion Tensor Imaging with Multiple Post-Processing Methods, Iran J Radiol. 2016 ; 13(1):e22144. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.22144.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Subjects and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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