Regional cerebral blood flow in patients with schizophrenia

  title={Regional cerebral blood flow in patients with schizophrenia},
  author={Yasuhiro Kawasaki and Michio Suzuki and Yoshiki Maeda and Katsumi Urata and Nariyoshi Yamaguchi and Hiroshi Matsuda and Kinichi Hisada and Masayuki Suzuki and Tsutomu Takashima},
  journal={European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience},
Regional cerebral blood flow was evaluated using Tc99m-HMPAO SPECT in 10 medicated patients with schizophrenia and 9 healthy volunteers. There were no prefrontal regions in the patient group with lower regional indices than in the control group. However, in the left hippocampal region, relative blood flow was significantly increased in the patient group compared with the control group. Furthermore, there was a relative increase in blood flow in the left basal ganglia of the patient group. A… CONTINUE READING


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