Neurocognitive and neuroimaging outcome of early treated young adult PKU patients: A longitudinal study.

@article{Nardecchia2015NeurocognitiveAN,
  title={Neurocognitive and neuroimaging outcome of early treated young adult PKU patients: A longitudinal study.},
  author={Francesca Nardecchia and Filippo Manti and Flavia Chiarotti and Claudia Carducci and Carla Eloize Carducci and Vincenzo Leuzzi},
  journal={Molecular genetics and metabolism},
  year={2015},
  volume={115 2-3},
  pages={
          84-90
        }
}
The aim of the study was to explore the outcome of neurocognitive deficits and neuroimaging correlates in young adult early treated phenylketonuric (PKU) patients. We conducted a longitudinal study of 14 PKU patients that were assessed for IQ and neuropsychological functioning including executive functions (EF) over 14 years of follow-up (age range at 1st and 2nd assessments were 7.8-13.5 and 22.2-27.7 years, respectively). The IQ of all 14 PKU patients was within the normal range. With respect… CONTINUE READING
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