Statistics from Altmetric.com
A rapid whole body muscle MRI protocol is sensitive to disease progression in motor neuron disease.
As part of the evolution of neuromuscular medicine, there has been a move towards tools that can objectively measure change in the disease without relying on relatively insensitive or subjective clinical measures. Motor neuron disease (MND) has a wide array of potential clinical phenotypes and disease progression can be unpredictable between individuals.1 Clinical instruments to measure MND have well-defined limitations.2 3 For these reasons, it is necessary to develop objective non-clinical measures of disease progression in MND.
In their JNNP paper, Dr Jenkins and colleagues have advanced muscle MRI as a potential biomarker of MND progression.4 The authors performed whole body T2-weighted imaging on a cohort of patients with MND and demonstrated an …
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.