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emedicine.medscape.com/article/336281-overview

Mar 15, 2016 ... Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be considered the preferred ... studies are under way to identify specific imaging markers for different types of dementia, ... Age, gender, ApoE status, vascular risk factors, and baseline ...

m.alz.org/tests-for-diagnosis.asp

Information from a physical exam and laboratory tests can help identify health ... Risk genes: While there is a blood test for APOE-e4, the strongest risk gene for ... workup for Alzheimer's disease often includes structural imaging with MRI or CT;  ...

www.alz.org/research/science/earlier_alzheimers_diagnosis.asp

Alzheimer's and dementia testing advances that researchers hope will aid earlier ... imaging with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computed tomography (CT ). ... offer a better way to identify high-risk individuals, provide earlier diagnosis, ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3992278

With high-resolution structural MRI, we can quantify brain atrophy; software tools ... Association studies, in particular, are designed to identify common genetic ...

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/254482.php

Dec 28, 2012 ... The scientists say they could fairly accurately identify Alzheimer's disease ... They underwent a high resolution MRI scan as well as a lumbar puncture. .... CT Scans Raise Cancer Risk For Children With MRI scans becoming ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3312396

In broad terms structural MRI in AD can be divided into assessing atrophy (or ...... Identification of Alzheimer disease risk by functional magnetic resonance ...

www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-alzheimers-brain-biomarker-radiology-20141007-story.html

Oct 7, 2014 ... Researchers use MRIs to find early signs of Alzheimer's in patients' brains. ... MRI scans show perfusion -- the penetration of blood into brain tissue -- which ... here may help identify those at highest risk of Alzheimer's for early intervention. ... as well as for patients who will need repeated scans or who have ...

www.livescience.com/13601-alzheimers-disease-mild-cognitive-impairment-brain-scan.html

Apr 6, 2011 ... The study used the MRI scans to identify brain characteristics that put ... also shown that brain images can help predict Alzheimer's disease risk.

radiopaedia.org/articles/alzheimer-disease-1

Epidemiological risk factors have been identified, including 2,7: ... The typical patient with Alzheimer disease will present initially with antegrade ... The primary role of MRI (and CT for that matter) in the diagnosis of Alzheimer disease is the ...