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Normal aging in the central nervous system: quantitative MR diffusion-tensor analysis
The purpose of this study is to elucidate changes in mean diffusivity (ADC) and fractional anisotropy (FA) using MR diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) in the central nervous system during normal aging.Expand
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The optimal trackability threshold of fractional anisotropy for diffusion tensor tractography of the corticospinal tract.
PURPOSE In order to ensure that three-dimensional diffusion tensor tractography (3D-DTT) of the corticospinal tract (CST), is performed accurately and efficiently, we set out to find the optimalExpand
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Voxel-based analysis of MRI reveals anterior cingulate gray-matter volume reduction in posttraumatic stress disorder due to terrorism
MRI studies using the manual tracing method have shown a smaller-than-normal hippocampal volume in patients with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, these studies have yielded inconsistentExpand
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Sarcopenia, intramuscular fat deposition, and visceral adiposity independently predict the outcomes of hepatocellular carcinoma.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Obesity defined by body mass index (BMI) significantly increases the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). In contrast, not only obesity but also underweight is associated withExpand
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Aging in the CNS: Comparison of gray/white matter volume and diffusion tensor data
This study investigated the global and regional effects of aging on brain volume, mean diffusivity (MD), and fractional anisotropy (FA) in 73 normal female subjects using voxel-based analysis. On aExpand
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Voxel-based diffusion tensor analysis reveals aberrant anterior cingulum integrity in posttraumatic stress disorder due to terrorism
Recent functional neuroimaging work has suggested that interregional functional connectivity between the anterior cingulate cortex (ACC), other limbic, and prefrontal regions may be involved in theExpand
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Detection of common bile duct stones: comparison between endoscopic ultrasonography, magnetic resonance cholangiography, and helical-computed-tomographic cholangiography.
OBJECTIVES New modalities, namely, endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS), magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP), and helical computed-tomographic cholangiography (HCT-C), have been introducedExpand
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Selection Criteria for Hepatectomy in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Portal Vein Tumor Thrombus
ObjectiveTo examine the usefulness of the authors’ method involving preoperative transcatheter arterial chemoembolization followed by hepatectomy. Summary Background DataThe presence of portal veinExpand
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Different cortical activity in reading of Kanji words, Kana words and Kana nonwords.
We report a positron emission tomography study on reading of Japanese Kanji (morphograms) words, Kana (phonograms) words and Kana nonwords using statistical parametric mapping. Activity was moreExpand
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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: T2 shortening in motor cortex at MR imaging.
PURPOSE To determine whether decreased signal intensity of the motor cortex (T2 shortening) at magnetic resonance (MR) imaging is a useful finding for supporting the diagnosis of amyotrophic lateralExpand
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