Affiliation: University of California
- Effects of chronic alcohol dependence and chronic cigarette smoking on cerebral perfusion: a preliminary magnetic resonance studyStefan Gazdzinski
Magnetic Resonance Unit, San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:947-58. 2006....
- Chronic cigarette smoking modulates injury and short-term recovery of the medial temporal lobe in alcoholicsStefan 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...
- Quantitative brain MRI in alcohol dependence: preliminary evidence for effects of concurrent chronic cigarette smoking on regional brain volumesS Gazdzinski
Department of Radiology and the Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1484-95. 2005..Although cigarette smoking is common among alcohol-dependent individuals, previous research did not account for the potential effects of chronic smoking on regional brain volumes in alcoholism...
- Temporal dynamics and determinants of whole brain tissue volume changes during recovery from alcohol dependenceStefan 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...
- Deformation tensor morphometry of semantic dementia with quantitative validationC Studholme
Department of Radiology, U C S F, VAMC 114Q, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
Neuroimage 21:1387-98. 2004..Additional lower significance findings (P < 0.05 permutation corrected) were detected in the left superior frontal gyrus, left orbital gyrus and left parietal lobe...
- MR imaging anatomy in neurodegeneration: a robust volumetric parcellation method of the frontal lobe gyri with quantitative validation in patients with dementiaB Iordanova
Department of Radiology, Magnetic Resonance Unit, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 27:1747-54. 2006....
- Diffusion-weighted imaging in fetuses with severe congenital heart defectsJ I Berman
Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 32:E21-2. 2011..Diffusivity in the periatrial WM and thalamus was higher for the fetuses with CHD compared with controls. These observations support the finding of abnormal in utero brain development in fetuses with CHD...
- Evidence for ongoing brain injury in human immunodeficiency virus-positive patients treated with antiretroviral therapyV A Cardenas
University of California, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
J Neurovirol 15:324-33. 2009..Therefore, HIV+ individuals on ART should be monitored for cognitive decline, and treatments that reduce ongoing neurological injury should be considered...
- Accurate template-based correction of brain MRI intensity distortion with application to dementia and agingC Studholme
Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, VAMC 114Q, Bldg 9, Room 200 4150, Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
IEEE Trans Med Imaging 23:99-110. 2004....
- Effects of heavy drinking, binge drinking, and family history of alcoholism on regional brain metabolitesD J Meyerhoff
Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:650-61. 2004....
- Diffusion-weighted imaging in fetuses with unilateral cortical malformations and callosal agenesisO A Glenn
Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 31:1100-2. 2010..Our findings suggest that there are structural differences in the developing white matter underlying areas of cortical malformation...
- 3D global and regional patterns of human fetal subplate growth determined in uteroJ Corbett-Detig
Biomedical Image Computing Group, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
Brain Struct Funct 215:255-63. 2011..During this period, the thickest region was the developing somatosensory/motor cortex. The subplate growth patterns reported here may be used as a baseline for comparison to abnormal fetal brain development...
- A novel approach to high resolution fetal brain MR imagingF Rousseau
University of California, San Francisco, USA
Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv Int Conf Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 8:548-55. 2005..Such data is highly valuable in allowing a clinically applicable window into the process of normal and abnormal brain development...
- A framework for in vivo quantification of regional brain folding in premature neonatesC E Rodriguez-Carranza
Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
Neuroimage 41:462-78. 2008..Such a system provides a tool that facilitates the study of structural development in the neonatal brain within specific functional subregions, which may be critical in identifying later neurological impairment...
- Normative apparent diffusion coefficient values in the developing fetal brainM M Schneider
Departments of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 30:1799-803. 2009....
- An intensity consistent filtering approach to the analysis of deformation tensor derived maps of brain shapeC Studholme
Department of Radiology, VAMC 114Q, University of California San Francisco, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
Neuroimage 19:1638-49. 2003..Results show significantly improved delineation of fine scale patterns of shape difference (in cross-sectional studies) and shape change (from multiple serial magnetic resonance imaging studies)...
- Functional MRI of language processing: dependence on input modality and temporal lobe epilepsyA Carpentier
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, and Haskins Laboratories, New Haven, Connecticut 06520-8082, USA
Epilepsia 42:1241-54. 2001..The fMRI lateralization scores were also consistent with the Wada testing in 8/10 patients. CONCLUSIONS: The fMRI results demonstrate that the epileptic brain may be a progressive model for cortical plasticity...
- Comprehensive processing, display and analysis for in vivo MR spectroscopic imagingA A Maudsley
Department of Radiology, MR Center, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
NMR Biomed 19:492-503. 2006....
- Interictal 99mTc-HMPAO SPECT in temporal lobe epilepsy: relation to clinical variablesR A Avery
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520-8018, USA
Epilepsia 42:869-74. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: Significant correlation of age at onset and duration of epilepsy with AIs in RTLE but not LTLE suggests physiologic processes may be determined in part by laterality of TLE. Clinical applications are problematic...