Restoration of thalamocortical connectivity after recovery from persistent vegetative state.

@article{Laureys2000RestorationOT,
  title={Restoration of thalamocortical connectivity after recovery from persistent vegetative state.},
  author={Steven Laureys and M. E. Faymonville and Andr{\'e} Luxen and M. Lamy and Georges Franck and Pierre Maquet},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2000},
  volume={355 9217},
  pages={1790-1}
}
By use of H2(15)O positron emission tomography we have shown that functional connectivity between intralaminar thalamic nuclei and prefrontal and anterior cingulate cortices was altered during vegetative state but not after recovery of consciousness. 
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