Applications of fMRI to Neurodegenerative Disease

  • Shamseldeen Y. Mahmoud
  • Stephen E. Jones
  • Michael D. Phillips
Chapter

Abstract

The age distribution in developed countries is shifting, with more seniors living to age 80 and 90 years, and beyond. This shift has created a challenge for medical professionals caring for geriatric patients, as an aging population means an increased prevalence of age-related neurodegenerative brain diseases with signs and symptoms such as memory impairment, frank dementia, and motor deterioration.

Keywords

Catheter Dopamine Dementia Choline Levodopa 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shamseldeen Y. Mahmoud
    • 1
    • 2
  • Stephen E. Jones
    • 3
  • Michael D. Phillips
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyCleveland ClinicClevelandUSA
  2. 2.Assiut UniversityAsyutEgypt
  3. 3.Department of NeuroradiologyCleveland ClinicClevelandUSA
  4. 4.Research and Academic Affairs, Imaging Institute, Department of RadiologyCleveland ClinicClevelandUSA

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