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Abstract #1945

Discrimination of Alzheimers Disease from Cognitively Healthy Individuals: An Arterial Spin Labeling MRI Study

Mike P. Wattjes1, Nelleke Tolboom2, Menno Schoonheim1, Jose Maria Garcia-Santos1, Joost P. Kuijer1, Bart N. M. van Berckel3, Philip Scheltens2, Frederik Barkhof1, Ernesto J. Sanz-Arigita1

1Dept. of Radiology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands; 2Dept. of Neurology, VU University Medical Center; 3Dept. of Nuclear Medicine, VU University Medical Center

These specific perfusion patterns measured by ASL-MRI suggest fundamental differences in the brain perfusion between AD patients and cognitively healthy subjects and could contribution to the diagnoses of AD-related dementia.