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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Timmermann, L; Butz, M; Gross, J; Ploner, M; Südmeyer, M; Kircheis, G; Häussinger, D; Schnitzler, A 
Title:
Impaired cerebral oscillatory processing in hepatic encephalopathy. 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVE: Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is characterized by neuropsychological and motor deficits. The present study tested the hypothesis that worsening of motor and sensory symptoms of HE results from a common basic deficit in the cerebral oscillatory processing within the human motor and visual system. METHODS: We investigated in 32 patients with liver cirrhosis and HE grades 0-2 critical flicker frequency (CFF) and cortico-muscular (M1-EMG) coherence as a measure of coupling between the surfa...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Clin Neurophysiol 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
119 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
265-72 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1388-2457 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik