Apr 21, 2012 | Jianhui Zhonga, Hongyan Nia, Tong Zhua, Sven Ekholma, Voyko Kavcicb
Alzheimer’s disease (AD), a neurodegenerative disorder associated with progressive functional decline, is initially diagnosed as a memory disorder accompanied by attentional and perceptual deficits. The perceptual deficits associated with AD include impaired visual motion processing with elevated thresholds for optic flow – the patterned visual motion seen during an observer self-movement.
A study was conducted to validate diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) as a new diagnostic tool for early AD.
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