31P magnetic resonance spectroscopy in fibromyalgic muscle.

@article{Sprott200031PMR,
  title={31P magnetic resonance spectroscopy in fibromyalgic muscle.},
  author={Haiko Sprott and Reinhard Rzanny and J. R. Reichenbach and Werner A. Kaiser and Gert Hein and Guenter Stein},
  journal={Rheumatology},
  year={2000},
  volume={39 10},
  pages={1121-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To measure inorganic phosphate (Pi), phosphocreatine (PCr), ATP and phosphodiesters (PDE) in fibromyalgic muscle tissue by (31)P magnetic resonance spectroscopy. METHODS A 1.5 Tesla scanner with a P 100 surface coil was used to examine 15 patients (mean age 49.9+/-14.3 yr) with fibromyalgia, according to the American College of Rheumatology criteria, and 17 healthy controls (mean age 30.2+/-5.8 yr). RESULTS Compared with the controls, there were increases in the levels of PDE (+22… CONTINUE READING

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