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Abstract #3056

Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping in Alzheimer's Disease

Christian Langkammer1, Anna Damulina1, Lukas Pirpamer1, Maximilian Sackl1, Martin Soellradl1, Edith Hofer1, Marisa Koini1, Franz Fazekas1, Stefan Ropele1, and Reinhold Schmidt1

1Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria

Using QSM and R2* mapping we found higher iron levels in specific basal ganglia structures in a cohort of 100 patients with AD when compared to 100 age-matched controls. Iron load in the basal ganglia was negatively correlated with brain volume measures.

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