Hippocampal size and memory function in the ninth and tenth decades of life: the Sydney Older Persons Study.

@article{Lye2004HippocampalSA,
  title={Hippocampal size and memory function in the ninth and tenth decades of life: the Sydney Older Persons Study.},
  author={Tanya C. Lye and Olivier Piguet and David A Grayson and Helen M Creasey and L J Ridley and Hayley P. Bennett and G. Anthony Broe},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={2004},
  volume={75 4},
  pages={548-54}
}
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to define magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) correlates of normal brain ageing, with the specific objective of investigating whether the size of the hippocampus is selectively correlated with age related memory performance in non-demented individuals in their ninth and tenth decades of life. METHODS Hippocampal size was estimated using MRI based volumetry and qualitative visual assessment in 102 community dwelling individuals aged between 81 and 94 years… CONTINUE READING

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