Whole-Brain N-Acetylaspartate Concentration Comparison of Young and Elderly Healthy : Evidence for Brain Durability

@inproceedings{Wu2008WholeBrainNC,
  title={Whole-Brain N-Acetylaspartate Concentration Comparison of Young and Elderly Healthy : Evidence for Brain Durability},
  author={William E Wu and Oded Gonen and Jochen G. Hirsch and Lutz Achtnichts and Kelly Weir and Andreas U. Monsch and Achim Gass},
  year={2008}
}
Introduction: An estimated 40 million Americans are currently 65 years of age or older, with that number expected to grow to 70 million by 2030 (1). Since several neurological conditions, especially Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and the broad spectrum of ischemic disorders, afflict the elderly, the burden of these diseases to healthcare delivery will soon become staggering. Although it has been shown that AD, which affects primarily neurons, manifests in deficits of its surrogate marker – the N… CONTINUE READING