Stefan Gazdzinski

Summary

Affiliation: Jagiellonian University
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. pmc Body mass index is associated with brain metabolite levels in alcohol dependence--a multimodal magnetic resonance study
    Stefan Gazdzinski
    Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases, San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 34:2089-96. 2010
  2. pmc Cerebral white matter recovery in abstinent alcoholics--a multimodality magnetic resonance study
    Stefan Gazdzinski
    Centre for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases, Veterans Administration Medical Centre, San Francisco, USA
    Brain 133:1043-53. 2010
  3. pmc Chronic cigarette smoking modulates injury and short-term recovery of the medial temporal lobe in alcoholics
    Stefan Gazdzinski
    Magnetic Resonance Unit, San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, United States
    Psychiatry Res 162:133-45. 2008
  4. ncbi Chronic smoking is associated with differential neurocognitive recovery in abstinent alcoholic patients: a preliminary investigation
    Timothy C Durazzo
    San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:1114-27. 2007
  5. ncbi A comparison of neurocognitive function in nonsmoking and chronically smoking short-term abstinent alcoholics
    Timothy C Durazzo
    San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Disease, San Francisco, CA 94116, USA
    Alcohol 39:1-11. 2006
  6. ncbi Chronic cigarette smoking in alcohol dependence: associations with cortical thickness and N-acetylaspartate levels in the extended brain reward system
    Timothy C Durazzo
    Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases CIND, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Addict Biol 18:379-91. 2013
  7. pmc Brain morphology at entry into treatment for alcohol dependence is related to relapse propensity
    Valerie A Cardenas
    Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 70:561-7. 2011
  8. pmc Tract-Based Spatial Statistics (TBSS) of diffusion tensor imaging data in alcohol dependence: abnormalities of the motivational neurocircuitry
    Ping Hong Yeh
    Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases, San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Psychiatry Res 173:22-30. 2009
  9. pmc Measures of learning, memory and processing speed accurately predict smoking status in short-term abstinent treatment-seeking alcohol-dependent individuals
    Timothy C Durazzo
    Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases CIND, San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 45:507-13. 2010
  10. pmc BMI and neuronal integrity in healthy, cognitively normal elderly: a proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy study
    Stefan Gazdzinski
    Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases, San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:743-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. pmc Body mass index is associated with brain metabolite levels in alcohol dependence--a multimodal magnetic resonance study
    Stefan Gazdzinski
    Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases, San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 34:2089-96. 2010
    ..Here, we evaluated whether BMI in alcohol-dependent individuals was independently associated with regional measures of brain structure, metabolite concentrations, and neocortical blood flow...
  2. pmc Cerebral white matter recovery in abstinent alcoholics--a multimodality magnetic resonance study
    Stefan Gazdzinski
    Centre for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases, Veterans Administration Medical Centre, San Francisco, USA
    Brain 133:1043-53. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Chronic cigarette smoking modulates injury and short-term recovery of the medial temporal lobe in alcoholics
    Stefan Gazdzinski
    Magnetic Resonance Unit, San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, United States
    Psychiatry Res 162:133-45. 2008
    ..These data may also have implications for other conditions with established MTL involvement and significant smoking co-morbidity, such as schizophrenia-spectrum and mood disorders...
  4. ncbi Chronic smoking is associated with differential neurocognitive recovery in abstinent alcoholic patients: a preliminary investigation
    Timothy C Durazzo
    San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:1114-27. 2007
    ..However, previous studies investigating neurocognitive recovery in abstinent alcoholic patients did not specifically consider the potential effects of chronic cigarette smoking...
  5. ncbi A comparison of neurocognitive function in nonsmoking and chronically smoking short-term abstinent alcoholics
    Timothy C Durazzo
    San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Disease, San Francisco, CA 94116, USA
    Alcohol 39:1-11. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi Chronic cigarette smoking in alcohol dependence: associations with cortical thickness and N-acetylaspartate levels in the extended brain reward system
    Timothy C Durazzo
    Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases CIND, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Addict Biol 18:379-91. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc Brain morphology at entry into treatment for alcohol dependence is related to relapse propensity
    Valerie A Cardenas
    Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 70:561-7. 2011
    ..We examined whether any differences in brain volumes at entry into alcohol dependence treatment differentiate subsequent Abstainers from Relapsers...
  8. pmc Tract-Based Spatial Statistics (TBSS) of diffusion tensor imaging data in alcohol dependence: abnormalities of the motivational neurocircuitry
    Ping Hong Yeh
    Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases, San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Psychiatry Res 173:22-30. 2009
    ..These abnormalities in fiber connections could be partially responsible for deficiencies in executive functions, behavioral regulation, and impulse control commonly described in alcohol dependence...
  9. pmc Measures of learning, memory and processing speed accurately predict smoking status in short-term abstinent treatment-seeking alcohol-dependent individuals
    Timothy C Durazzo
    Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases CIND, San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 45:507-13. 2010
    ..The primary goal of this study was to identify which measures commonly used to assess neurocognition in AUDs accurately predict smoking status of individuals seeking treatment of alcohol dependence...
  10. pmc BMI and neuronal integrity in healthy, cognitively normal elderly: a proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy study
    Stefan Gazdzinski
    Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases, San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:743-8. 2010
    ..Future studies need to evaluate whether these metabolite abnormalities are involved in the development and maintenance of weight problems...
  11. ncbi Brain metabolite concentrations and neurocognition during short-term recovery from alcohol dependence: Preliminary evidence of the effects of concurrent chronic cigarette smoking
    Timothy C Durazzo
    San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:539-51. 2006
    ..However, the potential effects of chronic cigarette smoking on the recovery of alcohol-induced brain injury have not been studied...
  12. pmc The impact of chronic cigarette smoking on recovery from cortical gray matter perfusion deficits in alcohol dependence: longitudinal arterial spin labeling MRI
    Anderson Mon
    Department of Radiology, Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases, Veterans Administration Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:1314-21. 2009
    ..However, no longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies of cerebral perfusion changes during abstinence from alcohol have been reported...
  13. pmc Combined neuroimaging, neurocognitive and psychiatric factors to predict alcohol consumption following treatment for alcohol dependence
    Timothy C Durazzo
    Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Disease 114M, San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, and Department of Radiology, University of California, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco CA 94121, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 43:683-91. 2008
    ..This study examined the ability of multimodality magnetic resonance, neurocognitive, psychiatric and demographic, to predict alcohol consumption after treatment for AUD...
  14. pmc The relationships of sociodemographic factors, medical, psychiatric, and substance-misuse co-morbidities to neurocognition in short-term abstinent alcohol-dependent individuals
    Timothy C Durazzo
    Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases CIND, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Alcohol 42:439-49. 2008
    ..The study of participants who demonstrate common co-morbidities observed in AUD is necessary to fully understand how AUD, as a clinical syndrome, affects neurocognition, brain neurobiology, and their changes with extended abstinence...
  15. pmc Metabolite levels in the brain reward pathway discriminate those who remain abstinent from those who resume hazardous alcohol consumption after treatment for alcohol dependence
    Timothy C Durazzo
    Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases 114M, San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:278-89. 2010
    ..This study compared baseline metabolite levels in components of the brain reward system among individuals who remained abstinent and those who resumed hazardous alcohol consumption after treatment for alcohol dependence...
  16. ncbi Hierarchical linear modeling (HLM) of longitudinal brain structural and cognitive changes in alcohol-dependent individuals during sobriety
    Ping Hong Yeh
    Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases, San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, United States Northern California Institute for Research and Education, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:195-204. 2007
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  17. pmc Are treated alcoholics representative of the entire population with alcohol use disorders? A magnetic resonance study of brain injury
    Stefan Gazdzinski
    Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases CIND, Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Alcohol 42:67-76. 2008
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  18. pmc Deformation-based morphometry of brain changes in alcohol dependence and abstinence
    Valerie A Cardenas
    Center for the Imaging of Neurodegenerative Disease, San Francisco VA Medical Center, Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, NCIRE, CA 94121, USA
    Neuroimage 34:879-87. 2007
    ..Abstinence-associated tissue volume gains are significant in focal parts of the fronto-ponto-cerebellar circuit that is adversely affected by heavy drinking...
  19. ncbi Cigarette smoking exacerbates chronic alcohol-induced brain damage: a preliminary metabolite imaging study
    Timothy C Durazzo
    San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, MRS Unit 114M, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:1849-60. 2004
    ..Nevertheless, previous research has typically not accounted for the potential independent or compounding effects of cigarette smoking on alcohol-induced brain injury and neurocognition...
  20. pmc Body mass index and magnetic resonance markers of brain integrity in adults
    Stefan Gazdzinski
    Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases, San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Ann Neurol 63:652-7. 2008
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  21. pmc Effects of chronic alcohol dependence and chronic cigarette smoking on cerebral perfusion: a preliminary magnetic resonance study
    Stefan Gazdzinski
    Magnetic Resonance Unit, San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:947-58. 2006
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  22. ncbi Temporal dynamics and determinants of whole brain tissue volume changes during recovery from alcohol dependence
    Stefan Gazdzinski
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 78:263-73. 2005
    ..Previous quantitative measurements of brain volumes in alcohol dependent individuals performed after several weeks of abstinence likely underestimated the full extent of chronic alcohol-associated brain shrinkage...
  23. pmc A mathematical formula for prediction of gray and white matter volume recovery in abstinent alcohol dependent individuals
    Anderson Mon
    Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 194:198-204. 2011
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  24. pmc Interactive effects of chronic cigarette smoking and age on brain volumes in controls and alcohol-dependent individuals in early abstinence
    Timothy C Durazzo
    Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases CIND, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Addict Biol 19:132-43. 2014
    ..The findings indicate that consideration of smoking status is necessary for a better understanding of the factors contributing to regional brain atrophy in AUD. ..
  25. pmc Spatial patterns of brain amyloid-beta burden and atrophy rate associations in mild cognitive impairment
    Duygu Tosun
    Center for Imaging Neurodegenerative Diseases, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centre, 4150 Clement Street, Building 13, 114 M, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Brain 134:1077-88. 2011
    ....