Reduced regional gray matter volume in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a voxel-based morphometry study.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Decreased oxygen supply may cause neuronal damage in the brains of patients with COPD, which is manifested by clinical symptoms such as neuropsychological deficits and mood disorders. The aim of the present study was to investigate brain gray matter change in COPD. MATERIALS AND METHODS Using voxel-based morphometry based on the… (More)
DOI: 10.3174/ajnr.A3235

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