Association of atherosclerosis with increased atrophy of brain matter in the elderly.

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The association of atherosclerosis with brain atrophy was studied in 101 subjects (75 men and 26 women) using computed tomography (CT). A calcification index (CI) was calculated as an indicator of atherosclerosis in the abdominal aorta: the calcified portion along the entire circumference of the abdominal aorta X 80. Both the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) space… (More)

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@article{Takeda1986AssociationOA, title={Association of atherosclerosis with increased atrophy of brain matter in the elderly.}, author={Satoru Takeda and Hideaki Watanabe and Taiju Matsuzawa}, journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society}, year={1986}, volume={34 4}, pages={259-62} }