Abnormal cerebral perfusion in chronic methamphetamine abusers: A study using 99mTC-HMPAO and spect

@article{Iyo1997AbnormalCP,
  title={Abnormal cerebral perfusion in chronic methamphetamine abusers: A study using 99mTC-HMPAO and spect},
  author={Masaomi Iyo and Hiroki Namba and Masamichi Yanagisawa and Shinji Hirai and Nobuharu Yui and Susumu Fukui},
  journal={Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry},
  year={1997},
  volume={21},
  pages={789-796}
}
  • M. Iyo, H. Namba, S. Fukui
  • Published 1 July 1997
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry
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