Neuropsychiatric profile and hyperintense globus pallidus on T1-weighted magnetic resonance images in liver cirrhosis.

@article{Krieger1996NeuropsychiatricPA,
  title={Neuropsychiatric profile and hyperintense globus pallidus on T1-weighted magnetic resonance images in liver cirrhosis.},
  author={Shoshana Krieger and Marek Jauss and Olav Jansen and Lorenz Theilmann and Michael Geissler and Donald Krieger},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={1996},
  volume={111 1},
  pages={147-55}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Hyperintense globus pallidus on T1-weighted magnetic resonance images (MRIs) in cirrhotic patients are reported to reflect severity of liver disease; however, their consequence for hepatic encephalopathy is unknown. The aim of this study was to outline a pattern of neuropsychiatric abnormalities in chronic liver failure and its correlation with MRI findings. METHODS Fifty-one consecutive patients were enrolled in the study. Neuropsychiatric assessment used a standardized… CONTINUE READING
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