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MRI Parameters Of Alzheimer's Disease in an Arab Population of Wadi Ara, Israel

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dc.contributor.author Bowirrat, Abdalla en_US
dc.contributor.author Reider-Groswasser, Irith I en_US
dc.contributor.author Oscar-Berman, Marlene en_US
dc.contributor.author Aizenstein, Orna en_US
dc.contributor.author Levy, Gad en_US
dc.contributor.author Korczyn, Amos D en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-11T21:07:26Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-11T21:07:26Z
dc.date.issued 2005 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Bowirrat, Abdalla, Irith I Reider-Groswasser, Marlene Oscar-Berman, Orna Aizenstein, Gad Levy, Amos D Korczyn. "MRI parameters of Alzheimer's disease in an Arab population of Wadi Ara, Israel" Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment 1(1): 77-85. (2005) en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1178-2021 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2144/3174
dc.description.abstract Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings are reported from 15 individuals in an Arab–Israeli community who were diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease (AD). The quantitative parameters that were used for MRI analyses included gradings (0–3) and linear measurements of different brain structures. Generalized tissue loss was assessed by combined measurements of the ventricles (ventricular score, VS) and sulcal grading and width (SG, SW, respectively). Loss of brain tissue in specific regions of interest, eg, temporal lobes, basal ganglia, and midbrain, was evaluated by precise measurements. We observed abnormal tissue characteristics, expressed as high intensity foci in white matter on T2W sequences, as well as tissue loss, both generalized and focal. Most notable were changes involving the head of the caudate nuclei, the midbrain, and to a lesser degree, medial temporal structures. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship National Institute of Aging (UO1-AG17173); National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (R37-AA07112, K05-AA00219); US Department of Veterans Affairs en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Dove Medical Press en_US
dc.subject Magnetic resonance imaging en_US
dc.subject Linear measures en_US
dc.subject Brain structure en_US
dc.subject Alzheimer's disease en_US
dc.subject Arab population en_US
dc.subject Wadi-Ara en_US
dc.subject Israel en_US
dc.title MRI Parameters Of Alzheimer's Disease in an Arab Population of Wadi Ara, Israel en_US
dc.type article en_US
dc.identifier.pubmedid 18568125 en_US
dc.identifier.pmcid 2426816 en_US


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