MRS and DTI of White Matter in Alzheimer's Disease

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
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
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
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
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00172900     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9461700320
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: December 20, 2005
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Alzheimer Disease
Dementia, Vascular
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Brain Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Delirium, Dementia, Amnestic, Cognitive Disorders
Intracranial Arterial Diseases
Intracranial Arteriosclerosis
Mental Disorders
Nervous System Diseases
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Vascular Diseases processed this record on November 27, 2015