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Characterizing local brain aging patterns in healthy subjects in structural magnetic resonance images
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Paper Abstract

The purpose of this work is to characterize the process of natural neuronal death associated with brain aging in healthy subjects by characterizing local relationships in nuclear magnetic resonances. The whole method focuses on describing local neighborhoods with a texture descriptor, specifically the Linear Binary Pattern invariant to rotation, aiming to capture local tissue relationships by clustering this texture descriptor in brain regions previously parcelled. This approach has been tested in a group of control subjects extracted from the ADNI database project, dividing the experimental group after subjects’ chronological age. Results show differences concentrated in certain regions, i.e., the caudate, the hippocampus, and the thalamus, all of them usually reported as deteriorating with ageing process.

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Date Published: 3 January 2020
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 11330, 15th International Symposium on Medical Information Processing and Analysis, 113300O (3 January 2020); doi: 10.1117/12.2542573
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Miguel Caro, Univ. Nacional de Colombia (Colombia)
Diana Giraldo, Univ. Nacional de Colombia (Colombia)
Eduardo Romero, Univ. Nacional de Colombia (Colombia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11330:
15th International Symposium on Medical Information Processing and Analysis
Eduardo Romero; Natasha Lepore; Jorge Brieva, Editor(s)

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