Structural and functional MRI in mild cognitive impairment.

  title={Structural and functional MRI in mild cognitive impairment.},
  author={Maija Pihlajam{\"a}ki and Anne M. Jauhiainen and Hilkka Soininen},
  journal={Current Alzheimer research},
  volume={6 2},
Mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and the amnestic subtype of MCI in particular, is the most recent concept used to describe the intermediary state between healthy aging and Alzheimer's disease (AD). It is hoped that research focusing on MCI would yield markers for early identification of individuals with prodromal AD at such a pre-dementia stage when potential disease modifying therapies would be most efficacious. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) combined with various data analysis methods… CONTINUE READING