Midbrain atrophy in subcortical ischemic vascular dementia

  title={Midbrain atrophy in subcortical ischemic vascular dementia},
  author={Young-Hee Sung and Ki-Hyung Park and Yeung-Bae Lee and Hyeon-Mi Park and Dong Jin Shin and Jea-Sul Park and Mi-Sun Oh and Hyeo-Il Ma and K Yu and S Y Kang and Yoon Joong Kim and Byung-chul Lee},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has revealed age-related changes in midbrain volume in normal subjects. Atrophy of the midbrain in patients with progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) has been demonstrated using conventional brain MRI, and it was recently reported that some patients with vascular dementia also have midbrain atrophy. The aim of the present study was to investigate if the patients with subcortical ischemic vascular dementia (SIVD) have atrophic changes in the midbrain. MRIs of 23… CONTINUE READING