Dissecting the White Matter Tracts:
Interactive Diffusion Tensor Imaging Teaching Atlas
T Hutchins, HC Herrod, E Quigley, J Anderson, K Salzman
University of Utah Department of Neuroradiology
 
Tutorial
Introduction
Major White Matter Tracts
Brain Stem
   
 
 
 
 
Projection Fibers
Association Fibers
Commissural Fibers
DTI Atlas
 
 
 
  Brain Stem
           
 
Composed of medulla, pons, midbrain,
 
    extending from pyramidal decussation to  
    posterior commissure  
       
  Includes:  
    conduit/relay station for all descending or  
    ascending pathways from brain to spinal cord,  
    cranial nerve nuclei,  
    cerebellar peduncles