MR spectroscopy in monitoring the treatment of Wilson's disease patients.

@article{Tarnacka2008MRSI,
  title={MR spectroscopy in monitoring the treatment of Wilson's disease patients.},
  author={Beata Tarnacka and Wojciech Szeszkowski and Marek Golebiowski and Anna Czlonkowska},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 11},
  pages={1560-6}
}
The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of brain proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy ((1)H-MRS) for monitoring therapy in Wilson's disease (WD) patients. Voxels were located in the globus pallidus (right, left). We followed 17 newly diagnosed WD cases for 1-year period. During this observation period, 6 neurological and 9 hepatic patients improved, while 2 neurological patients deteriorated. The pretreatment (1)H-MRS analysis showed a statistically significant lower level of… CONTINUE READING

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