Volumetric and Shape Analysis of the Subcortical Regions in Schizophrenia Patients: A Pilot Study
Abdullah Abu Jamea1, Muhammed Alblowi2, Jamaan Alghamdi3, Fahad D Alosaimi2, Fahad Al-Bader1, Shahid Bashir4
1Departments of Radiology and Medical Imaging and, 2Psychiatry, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, 3Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, 4Neuroscience Center, King Fahad Specialist Hospital Dammam, Dammam, Saudi Arabi
Date of Submission: 25-Aug-2018, Date of Acceptance: 03-Nov-2018, Date of Web Publication: 31-Jan-2019.
Investigation of brain structure in disease has been enhanced by developments in shape analysis methods that can identify subtle regional surface distortions. High-resolution magnetic resonance (MR) imaging was used to compare volumetric and shape analysis in schizophrenia (SCZ) patients and healthy controls (CON).
Keywords: Brain Structure, High-resolution Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Schizophrenia, Shape Analysis
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