Quantitative MRI Is Sensitive Measure of Muscle Decline

Quantitative MRI Is Sensitive Measure of Muscle Decline

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Quantitative MRI Is Sensitive Measure of Muscle Decline

Young adults with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) exhibited thigh muscle decline despite stable strength and motor function over one year, a pilot study using quantitative MRI imaging demonstrated.  The scientists said this non-invasive muscle imaging technique shows its potential as a biomarker for disease activity and monitoring of response to therapy.  The study, “Quantification of disease progression in spinal muscular atrophy with muscle MRI—a pilot study,” was published in the journal NMR in Biomedicine. SMA…

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