Quantitative cerebral anatomy of the aging human brain

  title={Quantitative cerebral anatomy of the aging human brain},
  author={Charles E. Coffey and William E. Wilkinson and LA. Parashos and S A Soady and Roger J. Sullivan and Linda J. Patterson and Gary S. Figiel and Mark Webb and Charles E. Spritzer and William T. Djang},
  pages={527 - 527}
Seventy-six healthy adults underwent magnetic resonance imaging (1.5 T) to investigate the effects of age on regional cerebral volumes and on the frequency and severity of cortical atrophy, lateral ventricular enlargement, and subcortical hyperintensity. Increasing age was associated with (1) decreasing volumes of the cerebral hemispheres (0.23% per year), the frontal lobes (0.55% per year), the temporal lobes (0.28% per year), and the amygdalahippocampal complex (0.30% per year); (2… 

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