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Decrease of thalamic gray matter following limb amputation

Draganski, B., Moser, T., Lummel, N., Gänssbauer, S., Bogdahn, U., Haas, F. and May, A. (2006) Decrease of thalamic gray matter following limb amputation. NeuroImage 31 (3), pp. 951-957.

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Modern neuroscience has elucidated general mechanisms underlying the functional plasticity of the adult mammalian brain after limb deafferentation. However, little is known about possible structural alterations following amputation and chronic loss of afferent input in humans. Using voxel-based morphometry (VBM), based on high-resolution magnetic resonance images, we investigated the brain ...


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Item type:Article
Date:1 July 2006
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Neurologie
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16520065PubMed ID
Keywords:Neuroplasticity; Thalamus; SMA; Limb amputation; Cortex; Voxel-based morphometry; Phantom pain
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Unknown
Item ID:1100
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