MRI Findings in HypoxicBrain Injury

miklJuly 24, 2016
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The predominance of grey matter injury is due to its high metabolic requirement for oxygen and glucose to supply a large number of synapses. This makes grey matter more susceptible to hypoxic-ischaemic injury 1. It also contains most of the dendrites where postsynaptic glutamate receptors are located. They are therefore the sites most susceptible to […]