Xiaoxi He

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The salience network (SN) serves to identify salient stimuli and to switch between the central executive network (CEN) and the default-mode network (DMN), both of which are impaired in Alzheimer's disease (AD)/amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI). We hypothesized that both the structural and functional organization of the SN and functional interactions(More)
Altered functional characteristics have been reported in amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI) and Alzheimer's disease (AD); nonetheless, comprehensive analyses of the resting-state networks (RSNs) are rare. This study combined multiple imaging modalities to investigate the functional and structural changes within each RSN and between RSNs in aMCI/AD(More)
BACKGROUND The right anterior insula (AIns) is an important node of the salience network and serves to switch between two major cognitive-related functional brain networks, ie, the central executive network (CEN) and the default mode network (DMN), both of which show functional deficits in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients. However, the effect of OSA(More)
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