Effect of gravity on brain structure as indicated on upright computed tomography

Abstract We aimed to use upright computed tomography (CT) to depict posture-related changes in the brain tissue under normal gravity. Thirty-two asymptomatic volunteers underwent upright CT in the sitting position and conventional CT in the supine position on the same day. We compared the shift of t...

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Main Authors: Yoichi Yokoyama, Yoshitake Yamada, Kenzo Kosugi, Minoru Yamada, Keiichi Narita, Takehiro Nakahara, Hirokazu Fujiwara, Masahiro Toda, Masahiro Jinzaki
Format: Article
Published: Nature Publishing Group 2021-01-01
Series:Scientific Reports
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-79695-z