Use of structural imaging to study the progression of Alzheimer's disease.

@article{Smith1996UseOS,
  title={Use of structural imaging to study the progression of Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={A. David Smith and Kim A Jobst},
  journal={British medical bulletin},
  year={1996},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={575-86}
}
Computed tomographic scans in the temporal lobe orientation are a valuable way of studying the medial temporal lobe. In patients with histopathologically-confirmed Alzheimer's disease the size of the medial temporal lobe is almost half that in age-matched controls and the rate of atrophy shown by yearly scans (15% per year) is 10-fold greater. Such a rapid… CONTINUE READING