December 4, 2022


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Episode 5C: What is Functional MRI and how can it be used post-concussion? l Kevin Bickart MD,PhD

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In Part C of this episode, UCLA Sports and Behavioral Neurologist Dr. Kevin Bickart and UCLA BrainSPORT Sports Neurologist Adel shift their discussion on Concussion to functional MRI (fMRI) imaging and it’s potential to identify post-concussion symptoms. The two discuss what fMRI is and what it measures, how it can be used to identify diseases such as PTSD and OCD, it’s potential in identifying post-concussion symptoms, and how this associates to the Autonomic Nervous System, emotional disease states, and potential targeted treatment.

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00:00 What is fMRI?
03:08 Limitations of fMRI
07:24 Resting State MRI
11:24 Evaluating connectivity
18:58 The Amygdala
23:00 Symptom Mapping

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