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Lower Gray Matter Density in the Anterior Cingulate Cortex and Putamen Can Be Traceable in Chronic Heroin Dependents After Over Three Months of Successful Abstinence

Ahmadreza Keihani 1 , Hamed Ekhtiari 1 , 2 , Seyed Amir Hossein Batouli 1 , Alireza Shahbabaie 1 , Nahid Sadighi 3 , Mahdieh Mirmohammad 1 and Mohammad Ali Oghabian 1 , *
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1 Neuroimaging and Analysis Group, Research Center for Molecular and Cellular Imaging, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Neurocognitive Laboratory, Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Advanced Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology Research Center (ADIR), Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: July 2017, 14 (3); e41858
  • Published Online: February 14, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: August 28, 2016
  • Revised: October 19, 2016
  • Accepted: January 25, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.41858

To Cite: Keihani A, Ekhtiari H, Batouli S A H, Shahbabaie A, Sadighi N, et al. Lower Gray Matter Density in the Anterior Cingulate Cortex and Putamen Can Be Traceable in Chronic Heroin Dependents After Over Three Months of Successful Abstinence, Iran J Radiol. 2017 ; 14(3):e41858. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.41858.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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