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Analysis of brain metabolism by proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy ((1)H-MRS) in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder suggests a generalized differential ontogenic pattern from controls.

Arcos-Burgos, Mauricio (Oscar); Londono, Ana C; Pineda, David A; Lopera, Francisco; Palacio, Juan David; Arbelaez, Andres; Acosta, Maria T; Velez, Jorge I; Castellanos, Francisco Xavier; Muenke, Maximilian


Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common behavioral disorder of childhood. Preliminary studies with proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (1H-MRS) of the brain have reported differences in brain metabolite concentration-to-Cr ratios between individuals with ADHD and unaffected controls in several frontal brain regions including anterior cingulate cortex. Using multivoxel 1H-MRS, we compared 14 individuals affected with ADHD to 20 individuals without ADHD from the same...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders - ADHD
DOI: 10.1007/s12402-012-0088-0


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