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Volume 2012, Article ID 501751, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/501751
Research Article

Brain Reorganization in Patients with Brachial Plexus Injury: A Longitudinal Functional MRI Study

1Department of Computational Diagnostic Radiology and Preventive Medicine, The University of Tokyo Hospital, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113-8655, Japan
2Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tokyo Metropolitan Hiroo Hospital, 2-34-10 Ebisu, Shibuya, Tokyo 150-0013, Japan
3Department of Radiology, The University of Tokyo Hospital, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113-8655, Japan

Received 22 October 2011; Accepted 25 December 2011

Academic Editors: F. J. Carod-Artal and F. Pilato

Copyright © 2012 Takeharu Yoshikawa et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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