Professor Park Jin – Sung of Chilgok The Kyungpook State University Hospital and Professor Hee Jin Song of Kyungpook National University conducted joint research on muscular dystrophy and found that this was the first in Korea brain MRI abnormalities in patients with tension muscle cleavage.
Muscular dystrophy is the most common inherited musculoskeletal disorder that occurs in adults, usually accompanied by systemic complications such as heart disease, cataracts and diabetes, as well as muscle loss and muscle or hand muscle weakness.
Until now, this disease has been extensively studied in muscle-related complications, but several studies have recently shown that they are accompanied by a decrease in cognitive function and degenerative changes in the brain.
Professor Park Jin-Sung and Professor Song Hee-jin also confirmed that patients with muscular dystrophy had abnormalities in brain MRI for the first time in Korea. The analysis of diffusion tensor images showed that a typical motor nerve cell, cortical spinal cord, First of all, using objective data.
The results of this study were published in the current issue of scientific reports, the sister Nature magazine, this year.
"We will continue to work together to further investigate the disease associated with tension muscular dystrophy and ultimately approach the therapeutic approach," the research team said.
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