A serial study of new MS lesions and the white matter from which they arise

  title={A serial study of new MS lesions and the white matter from which they arise},
  author={Donald E. Goodkin and William D. Rooney and R Sloan and Peter Bacchetti and Lauren Gee and Martina Vermathen and Emmanuelle Waubant and Mario Abundo and S Majumdar and Sarah J. Nelson and Michael W Weiner},
  pages={1689 - 1697}
Objective: To compare MS normal-appearing white matter (NAWM) where new gadolinium-enhancing (Gd+) lesions do and do not arise. Methods: A total of 22 relapsing-remitting MS patients and 11 healthy control subjects completed as many as 12 monthly brain MRI sessions. Quantitative measures of gadolinium enhancement (GDR), water proton density (PDN), water proton T2 relaxation time constants (T2), magnetization transfer ratio (MTR), and T1-weighted signal intensity (T1N) were followed serially in… 

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