Epub ahead of print: Caramia F, Tinelli E, Francia A, Pozzilli C. Retraction Note: Cognitive deficits in multiple sclerosis: a review of functional MRI studies. Neurol Sci. 2012 Feb 15.
Source: Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome, ''La Sapienza'', Viale dell'Università 30, 00185, Rome, Italy, email@example.com.
Retraction Note: Neurol Sci (2010) 31 (Suppl 2):S239–S243 DOI 10.1007/s10072-010-0379-1
The article has been retracted upon request of the editor since significant portions of the article were published earlier in the following article: Genova HM, Sumowski JF, Chiaravalloti N, Voelbel GT, Deluca J (2009) Cognition in Multiple Sclerosis: a review of neuropsychological and fMRI research. Front Biosci 14:1730–1744.
The retracted article: Caramia F, Tinelli E, Francia A, Pozzilli C. Cognitive deficits in multiple sclerosis: a review of functional MRI studies. Neurol Sci. 2010 Nov;31(Suppl 2):S239-43.
Source: Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy. firstname.lastname@example.org
Abstract: Cognitive dysfunction frequently occurs during the course of multiple sclerosis (MS). In patients with MS the severity of cognitive manifestations is not closely related to indices of structural brain damage. Neuroplasticity may contribute to the maintenance of normal performance despite scattered brain lesions. Changes in functional organization of the cerebral cortex have been reported by functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies in MS. fMRI studies provide an interesting way of understanding how the brain changes its functional organization in response to MS, and might be useful in the study of the effects of rehabilitative or pharmacological therapy on brain plasticity. The purpose of this review is to examine major fMRI studies focusing on cognitive dysfunction in MS.
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