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Researchers use MRI to predict Alzheimer's disease

11/22/2018

Image: areas of reduced fractional anisotropy - a diffusion MR imaging marker of white matter damage ; Copyright: RSNA

This image shows areas of reduced fractional anisotropy - a diffusion MR imaging marker of white matter damage - in 20 persons who develop Alzheimer's dementia compared to 20 who remain cognitively normal. These areas show up as blue-colored voxel overlaid onto a white matter skeleton.