Neuroimaging Studies of Alzheimer’s Disease

  • M. J. de Leon
  • A. E. George
  • S. H. Ferris
  • G. Budzilovich
  • A. P. Wolf
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 29)

Abstract

To a large extent in vivo structural brain studies of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) have been restricted to estimates of dilation of the cerebral ventricles and the cortical sulci. While there are consistently reported increases in these areas in normal aging and in AD patients, when compared with age matched normal controls there is considerable overlap. As a result, these estimates are of limited diagnostic value (de Leon and George, 1983).

Keywords

Attenuation Dementia Neurol Rosen Lism 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. J. de Leon
    • 1
  • A. E. George
    • 1
  • S. H. Ferris
    • 1
  • G. Budzilovich
    • 1
  • A. P. Wolf
    • 1
  1. 1.Brookhaven National LaboratoriesNew York University Medical CenterUSA

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