Towards a neuroanatomy of autism: A systematic review and meta-analysis of structural magnetic resonance imaging studies

@article{Stanfield2008TowardsAN,
  title={Towards a neuroanatomy of autism: A systematic review and meta-analysis of structural magnetic resonance imaging studies},
  author={Andrew C. Stanfield and Andrew M. McIntosh and Michael D. Spencer and Ruth C. M. Philip and Sonia Gaur and Stephen M. Lawrie},
  journal={European Psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={23},
  pages={289 - 299}
}
Abstract Background Structural brain abnormalities have been described in autism but studies are often small and contradictory. We aimed to identify which brain regions can reliably be regarded as different in autism compared to healthy controls. Method A systematic search was conducted for magnetic resonance imaging studies of regional brain size in autism. Data were extracted and combined using random effects meta-analysis. The modifying effects of age and IQ were investigated using meta… Expand
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