Benjamin M Ellingson

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Diffusion tensor imaging detects microstructural reorganization in the brain associated with chronic irritable bowel syndrome
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Radiological Science, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Pain 154:1528-41. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Probabilistic radiographic atlas of glioblastoma phenotypes
    B M Ellingson
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 34:533-40. 2013
  3. pmc Quantitative probabilistic functional diffusion mapping in newly diagnosed glioblastoma treated with radiochemotherapy
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 924 Westwood Blvd, Ste 615, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Neuro Oncol 15:382-90. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Comparison between intensity normalization techniques for dynamic susceptibility contrast (DSC)-MRI estimates of cerebral blood volume (CBV) in human gliomas
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 35:1472-7. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Anatomic localization of O6-methylguanine DNA methyltransferase (MGMT) promoter methylated and unmethylated tumors: a radiographic study in 358 de novo human glioblastomas
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Neuroimage 59:908-16. 2012
  6. pmc Functional diffusion maps (fDMs) evaluated before and after radiochemotherapy predict progression-free and overall survival in newly diagnosed glioblastoma
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 924 Westwood Blvd, Suite 615, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Neuro Oncol 14:333-43. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Cell invasion, motility, and proliferation level estimate (CIMPLE) maps derived from serial diffusion MR images in recurrent glioblastoma treated with bevacizumab
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Neurooncol 105:91-101. 2011
  8. doi request reprint High order diffusion tensor imaging in human glioblastoma
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    Acad Radiol 18:947-54. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Nonlinear registration of diffusion-weighted images improves clinical sensitivity of functional diffusion maps in recurrent glioblastoma treated with bevacizumab
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Magn Reson Med 67:237-45. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Quantification of edema reduction using differential quantitative T2 (DQT2) relaxometry mapping in recurrent glioblastoma treated with bevacizumab
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 924 Westwood Blvd, Suite 650, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Neurooncol 106:111-9. 2012

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  1. pmc Diffusion tensor imaging detects microstructural reorganization in the brain associated with chronic irritable bowel syndrome
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Radiological Science, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Pain 154:1528-41. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint Probabilistic radiographic atlas of glioblastoma phenotypes
    B M Ellingson
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 34:533-40. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Quantitative probabilistic functional diffusion mapping in newly diagnosed glioblastoma treated with radiochemotherapy
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 924 Westwood Blvd, Ste 615, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Neuro Oncol 15:382-90. 2013
    ..The current study introduces a probabilistic approach to fDM quantification to overcome some of these limitations...
  4. doi request reprint Comparison between intensity normalization techniques for dynamic susceptibility contrast (DSC)-MRI estimates of cerebral blood volume (CBV) in human gliomas
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 35:1472-7. 2012
    ..The use of image intensity transformation algorithms provides a mechanism for obtaining quantitatively similar CBV maps with the same intensity scaling...
  5. doi request reprint Anatomic localization of O6-methylguanine DNA methyltransferase (MGMT) promoter methylated and unmethylated tumors: a radiographic study in 358 de novo human glioblastomas
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Neuroimage 59:908-16. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Functional diffusion maps (fDMs) evaluated before and after radiochemotherapy predict progression-free and overall survival in newly diagnosed glioblastoma
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 924 Westwood Blvd, Suite 615, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Neuro Oncol 14:333-43. 2012
    ..The current study supports the hypothesis that fDM is a sensitive imaging biomarker for predicting survival in glioblastoma...
  7. doi request reprint Cell invasion, motility, and proliferation level estimate (CIMPLE) maps derived from serial diffusion MR images in recurrent glioblastoma treated with bevacizumab
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Neurooncol 105:91-101. 2011
    ..0001) as well as overall survival (OS; P = 0.0093). Similarly, the mean proliferation rate was able to stratify patients with early and late PFS as well as OS...
  8. doi request reprint High order diffusion tensor imaging in human glioblastoma
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    Acad Radiol 18:947-54. 2011
    ..The purpose of the current study was to examine higher order diffusion characteristics in human glioblastoma prior to surgical resection using the fourth-order diffusion tensor model...
  9. doi request reprint Nonlinear registration of diffusion-weighted images improves clinical sensitivity of functional diffusion maps in recurrent glioblastoma treated with bevacizumab
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Magn Reson Med 67:237-45. 2012
    ..Results suggest that nonlinear registration of pretreatment ADC maps to post-treatment ADC maps improves the clinical predictability, sensitivity, and specificity of fDMs for both progression-free and overall survival...
  10. doi request reprint Quantification of edema reduction using differential quantitative T2 (DQT2) relaxometry mapping in recurrent glioblastoma treated with bevacizumab
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 924 Westwood Blvd, Suite 650, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Neurooncol 106:111-9. 2012
    ..5T) following anti-VEGF treatment (Wilcoxon signed rank test, P < 0.0001). An elevated residual, post-treatment, median T2 was predictive of both progression-free (Log-rank, P = 0.0074) and overall survival (Log-rank, P = 0.0393)...
  11. pmc Volumetric analysis of functional diffusion maps is a predictive imaging biomarker for cytotoxic and anti-angiogenic treatments in malignant gliomas
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Translational Brain Tumor Research Program, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    J Neurooncol 102:95-103. 2011
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  12. pmc Quantitative volumetric analysis of conventional MRI response in recurrent glioblastoma treated with bevacizumab
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Neuro Oncol 13:401-9. 2011
    ..Initial contrast-enhancing volume was predictive of PFS but not OS. The pretreatment relative nonenhancing tumor ratio, defined as the ratio of FLAIR to contrast-enhancing volume, was found to be predictive of both PFS and OS...
  13. pmc Graded functional diffusion map-defined characteristics of apparent diffusion coefficients predict overall survival in recurrent glioblastoma treated with bevacizumab
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 924 Westwood Blvd, Suite 650, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Neuro Oncol 13:1151-61. 2011
    ..001). These results demonstrate that spatially resolved diffusion-based tumor metrics are a powerful imaging biomarker of survival in patients with recurrent GBM treated with bevacizumab...
  14. pmc Spatially quantifying microscopic tumor invasion and proliferation using a voxel-wise solution to a glioma growth model and serial diffusion MRI
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Magn Reson Med 65:1131-43. 2011
    ....
  15. pmc Combined analysis of O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase protein expression and promoter methylation provides optimized prognostication of glioblastoma outcome
    Shadi Lalezari
    Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Neuro Oncol 15:370-81. 2013
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Recurrent glioblastoma treated with bevacizumab: contrast-enhanced T1-weighted subtraction maps improve tumor delineation and aid prediction of survival in a multicenter clinical trial
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    From the Departments of Radiological Sciences B M E, H J K, D C W, W B P, J N C, R J H, Biomedical Physics B M E, D C W, R J H, and Neurology A L, P L N, T F C, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 924 Westwood Blvd, Suite 615, Los Angeles, CA 90024 and Department of Bioengineering, Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Calif B M E
    Radiology 271:200-10. 2014
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  17. pmc Validation of functional diffusion maps (fDMs) as a biomarker for human glioma cellularity
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Translational Brain Tumor Program, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 31:538-48. 2010
    ..To present comprehensive examinations of the assumptions made in functional diffusion map (fDM) analyses and provide a biological basis for fDM classification...
  18. pmc 18F-FDOPA and 18F-FLT positron emission tomography parametric response maps predict response in recurrent malignant gliomas treated with bevacizumab
    Robert J Harris
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Neuro Oncol 14:1079-89. 2012
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  19. ncbi request reprint Morphology and morphometry in chronic spinal cord injury assessed using diffusion tensor imaging and fuzzy logic
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Dept of Biomed Eng, Marquette Univ, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:1885-8. 2006
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  20. pmc Identifying the mesenchymal molecular subtype of glioblastoma using quantitative volumetric analysis of anatomic magnetic resonance images
    Kourosh M Naeini
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California LosAngeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Neuro Oncol 15:626-34. 2013
    ..The purpose of the current study was to identify a potential relationship between imaging features and the mesenchymal (MES) GBM subtype, which has the worst patient prognosis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Morphology and morphometry of human chronic spinal cord injury using diffusion tensor imaging and fuzzy logic
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University, P O Box 1881, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 36:224-36. 2008
    ..We conclude that DTI with fuzzy logic tissue classification has potential for monitoring morphological changes in the spinal cord in people with SCI...
  22. pmc Pre- and post-contrast three-dimensional double inversion-recovery MRI in human glioblastoma
    Robert J Harris
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Neurooncol 112:257-66. 2013
    ..Additional discrepancies between FLAIR and DIR abnormal regions were also observed, together suggesting DIR may provide additional information beyond that of FLAIR...
  23. ncbi request reprint Gray and white matter delineation in the human spinal cord using diffusion tensor imaging and fuzzy logic
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    Acad Radiol 14:847-58. 2007
    ..Our approach involved creating anisotropy indices based on the difference between eigenvalues and mean diffusivity then using a fuzzy inference system (FIS) to delineate between gray and white matter in the human cervical spinal cord...
  24. doi request reprint Apparent diffusion coefficient histogram analysis stratifies progression-free and overall survival in patients with recurrent GBM treated with bevacizumab: a multi-center study
    Whitney B Pope
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    J Neurooncol 108:491-8. 2012
    ..The predictive value of ADC histogram analysis, in which low ADC-L was associated with poor outcome, was confirmed in bevacizumab-treated patients with recurrent GBM in a post hoc analysis from the multi-center (BRAIN) study...
  25. doi request reprint Ex vivo diffusion tensor imaging and quantitative tractography of the rat spinal cord during long-term recovery from moderate spinal contusion
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201 1881, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 28:1068-79. 2008
    ..To characterize DTI metric changes throughout the length of the entire spinal cord from the acute through chronic stages of spinal cord injury (SCI)...
  26. doi request reprint Fine-tuning robot-assisted radical prostatectomy planning with MRI
    David S Finley
    Department of Urology, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Urol Oncol 31:766-75. 2013
    ..This article is designed for urologic surgeons who perform RARP, with the aim of providing a review of prostate MRI imaging and highlighting findings which may specifically alter the operation...
  27. doi request reprint Increased sensitivity to radiochemotherapy in IDH1 mutant glioblastoma as demonstrated by serial quantitative MR volumetry
    Anh N Tran
    Duke National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, 8 College Road, Singapore A N T Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California A T, W B P, S T, R J H, D C W, P L N, B M E Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California A N T, A L, S L, P L N, T F C Department of Biomedical Physics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California R J H, D C W, B M E Department of Bioengineering, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California B M E
    Neuro Oncol 16:414-20. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that radiographic treatment response would be significantly different between IDH1 mutant versus wild-type GBMs after radiotherapy (RT) and concurrent temozolomide (TMZ)...
  28. doi request reprint High-resolution in vivo diffusion tensor imaging of the injured cat spinal cord using self-navigated, interleaved, variable-density spiral acquisition (SNAILS-DTI)
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging 28:1353-60. 2010
    ..Results demonstrate high-quality, high-resolution (546 μm×546 μm) in vivo DTI images of the cat spinal cord after traumatic spinal cord injury...
  29. doi request reprint Three-dimensional visualization of subdural electrodes for presurgical planning
    Peter S LaViolette
    Department of Biophysics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Neurosurgery 68:152-60; discussion 160-1. 2011
    ..Accurate localization and visualization of subdural electrodes implanted for intracranial electroencephalography in cases of medically refractory epilepsy remains a challenging clinical problem...
  30. doi request reprint Nonlinear distortion correction of diffusion MR images improves quantitative DTI measurements in glioblastoma
    Davis C Woodworth
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, 924 Westwood Blvd, Suite 615, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Neurooncol 116:551-8. 2014
    ..0045 for ADCL and P = 0.0370 for ADCH). Nonlinear distortion correction better aligns neuro-anatomical structures between DTI and anatomical scans, and significantly alters the measurement of values within tumor ROIs for GBM patients. ..
  31. ncbi request reprint Regional and voxel-wise comparisons of blood flow measurements between dynamic susceptibility contrast magnetic resonance imaging (DSC-MRI) and arterial spin labeling (ASL) in brain tumors
    Carissa M White
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095
    J Neuroimaging 24:23-30. 2014
    ..These results suggest DSC and ASL may provide regionally similar, but spatially different measurements of CBF. ..
  32. doi request reprint Lesion growth and degeneration patterns measured using diffusion tensor 9.4-T magnetic resonance imaging in rat spinal cord injury
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 13:181-92. 2010
    ..Using diffusion tensor MR imaging, the authors conducted a study to explore lesion growth and degeneration patterns, from the acute through chronic stages of spinal cord injury (SCI), in an experimental animal model...
  33. doi request reprint Short-interval estimation of proliferation rate using serial diffusion MRI predicts progression-free survival in newly diagnosed glioblastoma treated with radiochemotherapy
    Taryar M Zaw
    UCLA Brain Tumor Imaging Laboratory, Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 924 Westwood Blvd, Suite 615, Los Angeles, CA, 90024, USA
    J Neurooncol 116:601-8. 2014
    ..Together, results suggest the "no invasion" approximation allows for quick estimation of proliferation rate using diffusion MRI data obtained from multiple scans obtained daily or biweekly for use in quantifying early treatment response...
  34. ncbi request reprint Deferred use of bevacizumab for recurrent glioblastoma is not associated with diminished efficacy
    David E Piccioni
    Department of Neurosciences, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California D E P Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California J S, R R M, R C, S L, S L, M Z, P L N, T F C, A L Department of Neurosurgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California A P C, L M L Department of Pathology, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California D E S, W H Y Peterhouse, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK J W Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California B M E, W B P Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Los Angeles, California J Q, R M G Department of Biomathematics, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California H W, R E
    Neuro Oncol 16:815-22. 2014
    ..To address this issue, we examined progression-free survival (PFS) and survival time (ST) in a large retrospective cohort of GBM patients treated with BV at different recurrences...
  35. pmc Evidence for sequenced molecular evolution of IDH1 mutant glioblastoma from a distinct cell of origin
    Albert Lai
    David Geffen School of Medicine at theUniversity of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:4482-90. 2011
    ..To determine how GBMs arising with IDH1(R132MUT) differ from other GBMs, we undertook a comprehensive comparison of patients presenting clinically with primary GBM as a function of IDH1(R132) mutation status...
  36. pmc Advances in MRI assessment of gliomas and response to anti-VEGF therapy
    Whitney B Pope
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, BL 428 CHS, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 11:336-44. 2011
    ..An active area of research is the use of physiologic imaging, which can potentially detect treatment effects before changes in tumor size are evident...
  37. pmc Utility of functional diffusion maps to monitor a patient diagnosed with gliomatosis cerebri
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Translational Brain Tumor Program, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    J Neurooncol 97:419-23. 2010
    ..Results of this study demonstrate the value of fDMs, applied to regions of FLAIR abnormal signal intensity, for localizing regions of hypercellularity and for monitoring overall tumor status...
  38. doi request reprint In vivo diffusion tensor imaging of the rat spinal cord at 9.4T
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 27:634-42. 2008
    ..To determine differences in diffusion measurements in white matter (WM) and gray matter (GM) regions of the rat cervical, thoracic, and cauda equina spinal cord using in vivo diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) with a 9.4T MR scanner...
  39. doi request reprint 3D visualization of subdural electrode shift as measured at craniotomy reopening
    Peter S LaViolette
    Department of Biophysics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Epilepsy Res 94:102-9. 2011
    ..This study quantifies electrode shift with respect to the cortical surface occurring between electrode placement and subsequent reopening...
  40. pmc Detection of 2-hydroxyglutaric acid in vivo by proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in U87 glioma cells overexpressing isocitrate dehydrogenase-1 mutation
    Jelena Lazovic
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Neuro Oncol 14:1465-72. 2012
    ..Our results establish a model system where 2-HG can be monitored noninvasively, which should be helpful in validating 2-HG levels as a prognostic and/or predictive biomarker in glioma...
  41. pmc 3'-deoxy-3'-18F-fluorothymidine PET and MRI for early survival predictions in patients with recurrent malignant glioma treated with bevacizumab
    Johannes Schwarzenberg
    Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90005 6942, USA
    J Nucl Med 53:29-36. 2012
    ..This study compares the value of 3'-deoxy-3'-(18)F-fluorothymidine ((18)F-FLT) PET and MRI for early outcome predictions in patients with recurrent malignant glioma on bevacizumab therapy...
  42. doi request reprint Characteristics of mid- to long-latency spinal somatosensory evoked potentials following spinal trauma in the rat
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201 1881, USA
    J Neurotrauma 25:1323-34. 2008
    ..The technique and data presented in this study may be useful in future studies aimed at quantifying spinal cord integrity following injury and treatment using the rat model of SCI...
  43. ncbi request reprint A new technique for imaging the human spinal cord in vivo
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Biomed Sci Instrum 42:255-60. 2006
    ..Results indicated larger contrast between gray and white matter compared to the traditional fractional anisotropy index and thus presents a superior technique for determining precise morphology of the spinal cord...
  44. ncbi request reprint Functional correlates of diffusion tensor imaging in spinal cord injury
    Benjamin M Ellingson
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Biomed Sci Instrum 44:28-33. 2008
    ..Results provide evidence that diffusion measurements may be able to predict electrophysiological function, illustrating the possibility of using spinal cord DTI as a functional as well as structural prognostic tool...
  45. doi request reprint Diffusion tensor magnetic resonance tractography of the prostate: feasibility for mapping periprostatic fibers
    David S Finley
    Department of Urology, Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Urology 80:219-23. 2012
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) tractography of the prostate for mapping of periprostatic neurovascular anatomy...