Evaluation of glymphatic system activity with the diffusion MR technique: diffusion tensor image analysis along the perivascular space (DTI-ALPS) in Alzheimer’s disease cases

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Taoka, Toshiaki; Masutani, Yoshitaka; Kawai, Hisashi; Nakane, Toshiki; Matsuoka, Kiwamu; Yasuno, Fumihiko; Kishimoto, Toshifumi; Naganawa, Shinji;
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Journal: Japanese Journal of Radiology,volume 35,issue 4,pages172-178 (issn: 1867-1071)
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  • Subject: Glymphatic system | Alzheimer’s disease | MRI | Diffusion tensor | Perivascular space

Purpose: The activity of the glymphatic system is impaired in animal models of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). We evaluated the activity of the human glymphatic system in cases of AD with a diffusion-based technique called diffusion tensor image analysis along the perivascula... View more
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