White Matter Changes in OCD Revealed by Diffusion Tensor Imaging

@article{Fontenelle2011WhiteMC,
  title={White Matter Changes in OCD Revealed by Diffusion Tensor Imaging},
  author={Leonardo Franklin Fontenelle and Ivanei E. Bramati and Jorge Moll and Mauro Vitor Mendlowicz and Ricardo de Oliveira-Souza and Fernanda Tovar-Moll},
  journal={CNS Spectrums},
  year={2011},
  volume={16},
  pages={101 - 109}
}
Abstract Introduction The aim of this study was to investigate white matter (WM) abnormalities in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and its relationship to severity of obsessive-compulsive symptoms. Methods Conventional and diffusion tensor imaging were acquired in nine patients with OCD and nine gender- and age-matched healthy volunteers. Changes in fractional anisotropy (FA) and mean diffusivity (MD) were investigated using selected regions of interest (ROIs) analyses and whole brain tract… 
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