Published in Medical Imaging Law Weekly, August 2nd, 2005
Cerebral WM "undergoes various degenerative changes with normal aging, including decreases in myelin density and alterations in myelin structure," neurologists in the United States explained.
In a recent study, D.H. Salat and coauthors at MIT "acquired whole-head, high-resolution diffusion tensor images" from "38 participants across the adult age span."
"Maps of fractional anisotropy (FA), a measure of WM microstructure, were calculated for each participant to determine whether particular fiber systems of the brain...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of Medical Imaging Law Weekly
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.