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31P-MRS of Muscle Pathophysiology

  • Kevin McCully
  • Krista Vandenborne
  • Glenn Walter
  • William Bank

Abstract

Muscle fatigue and weakness are common clinical complaints, the underlying causes of which are often difficult to determine. The advent of 31P-MRS has provided a powerful tool to identify and study muscle disease.1 Indeed, some of the first in vivo studies employing 31P-MRS were studies of muscle pathologies.2,3 This chapter will review some of the muscle pathologies that have been studied using 31P-MRS.

Keywords

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Muscle Energy Metabolism Phosphorus Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Creatine Kinase Equilibrium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kevin McCully
  • Krista Vandenborne
  • Glenn Walter
  • William Bank

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