Arterial spin labeling and altered cerebral blood flow patterns in the minimally conscious state Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Arteries
  • Cerebral Cortex
  • Cerebrovascular Circulation
  • Persistent Vegetative State
  • Spin Labels

abstract

  • We identified globally decreased CBF and a selective reduction of CBF within the medial prefrontal and midfrontal cortical regions as well as gray matter in MCS patients. ASL may serve as an adjunctive method to assess functional reserve in patients recovering from severe brain injuries.

publication date

  • October 18, 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3198975

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1212/WNL.0b013e318233b229

PubMed ID

  • 21940616

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1518

end page

  • 23

volume

  • 77

number

  • 16