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Imaging reveals optic tract degeneration in hemianopia.

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PURPOSE: To investigate whether there is transsynaptic degeneration in the human optic tract in hemianopia. To consider how the degeneration varies with duration of hemianopia and location of insult. METHODS: Seven patients with damage to the primary visual cortex (V1), the lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN), or the optic tract were scanned with structural MRI. The volume and cross-sectional area of the left and right optic tracts were computed based on the intensity values of the T1-weighted ...

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10.1167/iovs.10-5708

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Investigative ophthalmology and visual science
Volume:
52
Issue:
1
Pages:
382-388
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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EISSN:
1552-5783
ISSN:
0146-0404
Source identifiers:
241739
Language:
English
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uuid:9a7b5704-9183-47dc-903e-9b0ef68d2fc0
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pubs:241739
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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