Chapter 16. Volume and Atrophy

  1. Paul Tofts
  1. Geoff J. M. Parker1 and
  2. Declan T. Chard2

Published Online: 8 JUL 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0470869526.ch16

Quantitative MRI of the Brain: Measuring Changes Caused by Disease

Quantitative MRI of the Brain: Measuring Changes Caused by Disease

How to Cite

Parker, G. J. M. and Chard, D. T. (2003) Volume and Atrophy, in Quantitative MRI of the Brain: Measuring Changes Caused by Disease (ed P. Tofts), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470869526.ch16

Editor Information

  1. NMR Research Unit, Department of Neuroinflammation and Medical Physics, Institute of Neurology, University College London, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Imaging Science and Biomedical Engineering, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT, UK

  2. 2

    NMR Research Unit, Department of Neuroinflammation and Medical Physics, Institute of Neurology, University College London, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG, UK

  1. Reviewed by Alex Zijdenbos, McConnell Brain Imaging Centre, Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 2B4.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 JUL 2004
  2. Published Print: 15 AUG 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470847213

Online ISBN: 9780470869529

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Normal Brain Tissue Volumes and Normal Age and Gender Effects

  • Pathological Substrates of CNS Atrophy and Volume Measurements

  • Data Acquisition and Pre-processing

  • Data Analysis – Segmentation

  • Sources of Error

  • Applications: Some Examples

  • Summary

  • References