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Monitoring cognitive effects of childhood ADHD using diffuse optical tomography (Conference Presentation)

Paper Abstract

Childhood Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder whose symptoms include the inability to focus, impulsivity, and extremely active behavior. Advanced Test of Attention (ATA) is used to diagnose ADHD by measuring the patient’s impulse rate, average response rate, standard deviation rate, and omission rate during visual and auditory stimulation. However, ATA metrics are often skewed due to long task times and level of difficulty. We recruited healthy and ADHD children to monitor their performance during ATA. This work highlights diffuse optical tomography’s capability in providing cerebral perfusion changes to supplement ATA results for monitoring the cognitive effects of ADHD.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 March 2020
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Proc. SPIE 11225, Clinical and Translational Neurophotonics 2020, 112250A (9 March 2020); doi: 10.1117/12.2545534
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Zephaniah Phillips V, Korea Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Seung-ho Paik, Korea Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Shin-Young Kang, Korea Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Youngwoon Choi, Korea Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Bung-Nyun Kim, Seoul National Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Beop Min Kim, Korea Univ. (Korea, Republic of)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11225:
Clinical and Translational Neurophotonics 2020
Steen J. Madsen; Victor X. D. Yang; Nitish V. Thakor, Editor(s)

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