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MRS and DTI of White Matter in Alzheimer's Disease

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified June 2005 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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National Taiwan University Hospital Identifier:
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: December 20, 2005
Last verified: June 2005
The white matter change of the Alzheimer's disease could be studied by diffusion tensor image and MR spectroscopy to see the microstructral and biochemical change.

Alzheimer's Disease
Vascular Dementia

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: MR Spectroscopy and Diffusion Tensor Imaging of White Matter in Alzheimer's Disease

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Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: June 2005

Ages Eligible for Study:   55 Years to 95 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • probable Alzheimer's disease or subcortica type vascular dementia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • large vessel infarct, major trauma
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00172900

Contact: Ya-Fang Chen, MD 886-2-23123456 ext 5634

Department of Medical Imaging, National Taiwan University Hospital Recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan
Contact: Hon-Man Liu, MD    886-2-23562570      
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Study Director: Ya-Fang Chen, MD Department of Medical Imaging, National Taiwan University Hospital
  More Information Identifier: NCT00172900     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9461700320
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: December 20, 2005

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
Diffusion tensor imaging
MR spectroscopy
white matter

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Alzheimer Disease
Dementia, Vascular
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Neurocognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Intracranial Arteriosclerosis
Intracranial Arterial Diseases
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017