Hans-Wilhelm Müller-Gärtner

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Verbal working memory has been attributed to a left-dominant neuronal network, including parietal, temporal and prefrontal cortical areas. The current study was designed to evaluate the contribution of these brain regions to verbal working memory processes and to assess possible hemispheric asymmetry. The effect of repetitive transcranial stimulation (rTMS)(More)
Unilateral destruction of the substantia nigra by local application of 6-hydroxydopamine (6-OHDA) serves as an animal model for Parkinson's disease. In this study, the changes in neostriatal dopamine D(2) receptor density were investigated with a small animal positron emission tomograph (PET) before and after 6-OHDA lesion. PET scans were performed in 14(More)
We investigated whether the brain-behavior relationship (BBR) between regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) as measured by positron emission tomography (PET) and individual accuracy in verbal working memory (WM) can be modulated by repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) of the left or right middle frontal gyrus (MFG). Fourteen right-handed male(More)
Competition between endogenous dopamine and a radioligand for postsynaptic dopamine D(2) receptor binding was examined in two groups of eight subjects each who had to read or write off a text, respectively, and in a control group. Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and the ligand [(123)I]iodobenzamide (IBZM) were used for in vivo imaging.(More)
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