hypometabolism


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hypometabolism

[¦hī·pō·mə′tab·ə‚liz·əm]
(medicine)
Metabolism below the normal rate.
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"There are also other studies that suggest metabolic changes, like insulin resistance, affect cortical hypometabolism [slow metabolism].
Hypometabolism and basking: the strategies of Alpine ibex to endure harsh over-wintering conditions.
In an earlier meta-analysis, frontal hypometabolism before treatment and the reversal of this with treatment were reported to be the best predictor of treatment response to both antidepressants and cognitive-behavioral therapy (174).
It was suggested that RBD patients with MCI predicted a high risk for developing DLB.[51] DLB always has cognitive decline, RBD, and visual hallucinations or fluctuations.[71] DLB patients with RBD exhibited more severe hypometabolism in the frontal regions, precuneus, superior parietal lobule, rolandic operculum, and amygdala, compared to those without RBD.[72]
In AD individuals, the links between instruction and occupation degrees and brain hypometabolism indicate a posterior temporo-parietal correlation in men and a frontal and limbic association in women, showing the participation of various networks.
"Most of them had focal areas of hypometabolism; none of those metabolic patterns fit those of known neurodegenerative disorders, and more rarely they were entirely normal," Dr.
Cerebral hypoperfusion and glucose hypometabolism: Key pathophysiological modulators promote neurodegeneration, cognitive impairment, and Alzheimer's disease.
A previous study demonstrated that high serum glucose levels are associated with cerebral hypometabolism in brain AD regions (43).
Henderson, "Hypometabolism as a therapeutic target in Alzheimer's disease," BMC Neuroscience, vol.
Our studies show contralateral cerebellar hypometabolism at the acute and subacute phases of ischemia and a correlation between the presence of CCD and the improvement of neurological outcome.
Finally, Poletti and Bonuccelli [214] described a case of affective ToM impairment in a case of clinically diagnosed CBS with a bilateral 18-FDG positron emission tomography hypometabolism in the frontaltemporal-parietal cortices, more marked in the right hemisphere.