Volumetric analysis of a specific language region – the planum temporale

Vadlamudi, L., Hatton, R., Byth, K., Harasty, J., Vogrin, S., Cook, M. J. and Bleasel, A. F. (2006) Volumetric analysis of a specific language region – the planum temporale. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 13 2: 206-213. doi:10.1016/j.jocn.2005.03.026

Author Vadlamudi, L.
Hatton, R.
Byth, K.
Harasty, J.
Vogrin, S.
Cook, M. J.
Bleasel, A. F.
Title Volumetric analysis of a specific language region – the planum temporale
Journal name Journal of Clinical Neuroscience   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0967-5868
Publication date 2006-02
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.jocn.2005.03.026
Volume 13
Issue 2
Start page 206
End page 213
Total pages 8
Editor Andrew H. Kaye
Place of publication South Melbourne, Vic., Australia
Publisher Churchill Livingstone
Language eng
Subject 1103 Clinical Sciences
Formatted abstract
Planum temporale volumes were determined for 42 control children (ages 4.2–15.7 years) using magnetic resonance imaging. The mean left planum temporale volume was 2729 mm3 (SD = 567) and the mean right planum temporale volume was 2758 mm3 (SD = 546). No significant hemispheric asymmetry was demonstrated. Analysis of co-variance (ANCOVA) showed that the absolute and proportional planum temporale volumes were not significantly associated with age or gender. We also demonstrated a reproducible method for planum temporale volume measurement by acquiring images in the coronal plane and then visualising the sagittal plane to improve accuracy for the posterior border.
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Keyword Planum temporale
Volume studies
Superior temporal gyrus
Q-Index Code C1

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