Side and handedness effects on the cingulum from diffusion tensor imaging

Gong, Gaolang, Jiang, Tianzi, Zhu,Chaozhe, Zang, Yufeng, He, Yong, Xie, Sheng and Xiao, Jiangxi (2005) Side and handedness effects on the cingulum from diffusion tensor imaging. NeuroReport, 16 15: 1701-1705. doi:10.1097/01.wnr.0000183327.98370.6a


Author Gong, Gaolang
Jiang, Tianzi
Zhu,Chaozhe
Zang, Yufeng
He, Yong
Xie, Sheng
Xiao, Jiangxi
Title Side and handedness effects on the cingulum from diffusion tensor imaging
Journal name NeuroReport   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0959-4965
1473-558X
Publication date 2005-10-17
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1097/01.wnr.0000183327.98370.6a
Volume 16
Issue 15
Start page 1701
End page 1705
Total pages 5
Language eng
Abstract In order to explore the microstructure of bilateral cingulum bundles associated with side and handedness, fractional anisotropy was extracted from diffusion tensor imaging. Distinguished from the conventional region of interest-based method, a fiber-based analysis method called scale-invariant parameterization method was employed to ascertain the anisotropy along the cingulum bundle in 31 normal right-handers and 14 normal left-handers. The statistical results showed a remarkable left-greater-than-right asymmetry pattern of anisotropy in most segments of cingulum bundles except the most posterior segment, for both right-handers and left-handers. Interestingly, higher anisotropy of the right-hander than the left-hander was found in the bilateral cingulum bundles. No significant handedness-by-side interaction was obtained in the present study, however.
Keyword Cingulum
Diffusion Tensor Imaging
Handedness
Side
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

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