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Broca's area, which includes the pars triangularis (PTR) and pars opercularis (POP), is a neuroanatomic region important in speech-language production. Previous data demonstrated that PTR asymmetries are highly correlated with language dominance determined by selective hemispheric anesthesia or Wada testing, suggesting that asymmetries of the PTR may, in(More)
1. Although volumetric Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) studies suggest regional cortical atrophy in Alzheimer's disease (AD), only one prior study documented atrophy of the parietal and insular cortex (Foundas et al, 1993). 2. To further investigate this potential early marker of AD, the authors computed volumetric measures of these regions on conventional(More)
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