Diagnostic performance of neuromelanin-sensitive magnetic resonance imaging for patients with Parkinson’s disease and factor analysis for its heterogeneity: a systematic review and meta-analysis

  title={Diagnostic performance of neuromelanin-sensitive magnetic resonance imaging for patients with Parkinson’s disease and factor analysis for its heterogeneity: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Se Jin Cho and Yun Jung Bae and Jong-Min Kim and Donghyun Kim and Sung Hyun Baik and Leonard Sunwoo and Byung Se Choi and Jae Hyoung Kim},
  journal={European Radiology},
  pages={1268 - 1280}
To determine the diagnostic performance of neuromelanin-sensitive magnetic resonance imaging discriminating between patients with Parkinson’s disease and normal healthy controls and to identify factors causing heterogeneity influencing the diagnostic performance. A systematic literature search in the Ovid-MEDLINE and EMBASE databases was performed for studies reporting the relevant topic before February 17, 2020. The pooled sensitivity and specificity values with their 95% confidence intervals… 

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