Observer independent analysis of cerebral glucose metabolism in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome.

@article{Siessmeier2003ObserverIA,
  title={Observer independent analysis of cerebral glucose metabolism in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome.},
  author={Thomas Siessmeier and Wilfred A. Nix and Juliane Hardt and Mathias Schreckenberger and U T Egle and Peter Bartenstein},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={2003},
  volume={74 7},
  pages={922-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate cerebral glucose metabolism, assessed by 18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET), in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), using an observer independent analytical approach; and to characterise any observed alterations by correlating them with neuropsychological deficits. METHODS 26 patients (13 female, 13 male) were examined. They all fulfilled the CDC diagnostic criteria for CFS. Their ages ranged from 26 to 61 years (mean (SD) age, 43 (9… CONTINUE READING
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