Parkinson disease: diagnostic utility of diffusion kurtosis imaging.

  title={Parkinson disease: diagnostic utility of diffusion kurtosis imaging.},
  author={Jiun-Jie Wang and Wey-Yil Lin and C. S. Lu and Y H Weng and Shu-Hang Ng and Chi-Hong Wang and Hao-Li Liu and Ren-Hsiang Hsieh and Yung-Liang Wan and Yau-Yau Wai},
  volume={261 1},
PURPOSE To examine the usefulness of diffusion kurtosis imaging for the diagnosis of Parkinson disease (PD). MATERIALS AND METHODS Examinations were performed with the understanding and written consent of each subject, with local ethics committee approval, and in compliance with national legislation and Declaration of Helsinki guidelines. Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging was performed in 30 patients with idiopathic PD (mean age, 64.5 years ± 3.4 [standard deviation]) and 30… CONTINUE READING
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