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(Reference retrieved automatically from Web of Science through information on FAPESP grant and its corresponding number as mentioned in the publication by the authors.)

Resting state connectivity patterns with near-infrared spectroscopy data of the whole head

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Author(s):
Novi, Sergio L. [1] ; Rodrigues, Renato B. M. L. [1] ; Mesquita, Rickson C. [1]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Estadual Campinas, Inst Phys, BR-13083859 Campinas, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 1
Document type: Journal article
Source: BIOMEDICAL OPTICS EXPRESS; v. 7, n. 7, p. 2524-2537, JUL 1 2016.
Web of Science Citations: 10
Abstract

Resting state cerebral dynamics has been a useful approach to explore the brain's functional organization. In this study, we employed graph theory to deeply investigate resting state functional connectivity (rsFC) as measured by near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS). Our results suggest that network parameters are very similar across time and subjects. We also identified the most frequent connections between brain regions and the main hubs that participate in the spontaneous activity of brain hemodynamics. Similar to previous findings, we verified that symmetrically located brain areas are highly connected. Overall, our results introduce new insights in NIRS-based functional connectivity at rest. (C) 2016 Optical Society of America (AU)

FAPESP's process: 13/07559-3 - BRAINN - The Brazilian Institute of Neuroscience and Neurotechnology
Grantee:Fernando Cendes
Support type: Research Grants - Research, Innovation and Dissemination Centers - RIDC
FAPESP's process: 12/02500-8 - Instrumentation and methodology development for cerebral oxygenation, blood flow and metabolic monitoring with diffuse optical spectroscopies
Grantee:Rickson Coelho Mesquita
Support type: Research Grants - Young Investigators Grants
FAPESP's process: 15/00576-5 - Structure and dynamics of near-infrared spectroscopy data during the basal state with complex networks
Grantee:Sergio Luiz Novi Junior
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation