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 (2017)
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Journal: Japanese Journal of Radiology, volume 35, issue 4, pages 172-178 (issn: 1867-1071)
  • 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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