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Measuring a change in the complex permittivity of gray matter in cortical tissue.

Aaron Czaja

Measuring a change in the complex permittivity of gray matter in cortical tissue.

by Aaron Czaja

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.A.Sc.) -- University of Toronto, 1995.

SeriesCanadian theses = -- Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche : negative. --
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17902855M
ISBN 100612077152

  Abstract. Both the apolipoprotein E (APOE) ɛ4 allele and amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI) are considered to be risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease (AD).The primary aim of this study was to determine whether the aMCI-related abnormality in gray matter (GM) cortical thickness and white matter (WM) tracts integrity would be modified by the APOE by: Recent studies using cross-sectional neuroimaging have shown that by around the age of 8 the volume of grey matter begins to decrease. However, the density of grey matter appears to increase as a child develops into early adulthood. Males tend to exhibit grey matter of increased volume but lower density than that of females. FunctionFMA:

  First of all, the gray matter has a key role in controlling sensory and muscular activity ().More precisely, the brain regions which predominantly contain the grey matter are involved in these processes. For example, the cerebral cortex, which is the outer layer or surface structure of the brain, consists of gray matter columns that have the white matter positioned under the gray matter. The .   In , in the seventh book of his monumental work, De Humani Corporis Fabrica, the Renaissance anatomist Andreas Vesalius was the first to distinguish clearly between white matter and the gray matter that overlay regions of the cerebral cortex. 1 Only with time, though, did the role of white matter in providing structural and functional.

the outermost portion of the cerebrum; composed of gray matter approx. mm thick; performs cognitive function: reasoning, thinking, receiving and reflecting corpus callosum the largest and densest bundle of white matter fibers within the cerebrum; forms the roof of the lateral ventricles and connects area in the right hemi to similar areas. Gray matter and white matter: function What is the function of gray matter? Gray matter-heavy brain regions include those that control muscular and sensory activity. Cerebral cortex - The outer layer of the brain, the cerebral cortex, consists of columns of gray matter neurons, with white matter located underneath. This area is essential to Author: Ruairi J Mackenzie.


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Measuring a change in the complex permittivity of gray matter in cortical tissue by Aaron Czaja Download PDF EPUB FB2

Longitudinal changes in gray matter volume (sagittal view of the left hemisphere) in (A) posterior cortical atrophy (PCA) patients compared with control subjects and (B) typical amnestic Alzheimer’s disease (tAD) patients compared with control by: Mapping Cortical Thickness and Gray Matter Concentration in First Episode Schizophrenia Katherine L.

Narr1, Robert M. Bilder2,3, Arthur W. Toga1,3, Roger P. Woods4, David E. Rex1, Philip R. Szeszko4, Delbert Robinson 4, Serge Sevy4, Handan Gunduz-Bruce, Yung-Ping Wang 1, Heather DeLuca and Paul M. Thompson 1Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, Department of Neurology. Although cortical thickness values represent the distance between the cortical white–gray matter boundary and the external gray matter–CSF boundary, and gray matter concentration measures reflect the proportion of gray matter within the cortical mantle with respect to other tissue types, results showed that these measures are highly by: The regions cover grey matter and white matter tissues.

Elements used for phantom building demonstrate adequate internal consistency of (relative permittivity) within for a range of. Cortical thickness in anxious relative to healthy youths.

(a) On the basis of whole-brain vertex-wise correction (pcortical thickness in the anxious relative to healthy Cited by: Grey matter volume and cortical thickness are the two most widely used measures for detecting grey matter morphometric changes in various diseases such as schizophrenia.

However, these two measures only share partial overlapping regions in identifying morphometric by:   Cortical grey matter volume deficits and neuro-inflammation exist in patients with schizophrenia, although it is not clear whether elevated cytokines contribute to the cortical Cited by: Cerebral gray matter.

Groups of brain nuclei deep within the cerebral white matter. Basal ganglia – This is the least well known of all the structures because of how deep it is. It helps us understand habits and to feel the passage of time. It also controls motor movements, specifically regulating the intensity of.

Start studying Organization of Cells in Grey Matter of Cerebral Cortex. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Permittivity and conductivity of tissues: prediction of the model (black filled and dotted curves), experimental data at 37 C (grey filled and dotted curves) File Size: 2MB.

The observed DPs of a tissue change with the level of tissue's water content (increase or decrease) according to the condition of the tissue (i.e., pathology and age). The dielectric properties of biological tissues: I.

Literature survey C Gabriel, S Gabriely and E Corthout The relative permittivity of a tissue may reach values of up to or at frequencies below Hz.

It decreases at high frequencies in three main steps known as the, and γ Both the grey and white matter of the brain have File Size: 1MB.

The dielectric properties of materials are obtained from their measured complex relative permittivity, "O expressed as "O D "0 −j"00 where "0 is the relative permittivity of the material and "00 the out-of-phase loss factor associated with it such that "00 D ˙=" 0!: ˙ is the total conductivity of the material which, depending on the nature Cited by: Meanwhile, gray matter transections eliminated superficial gray matter inputs/outputs to the cortex of interest while preserving white matter connections.

Experiments were only performed on tissues that were to be resected from a clinical standpoint and experimental plans Cited by: 5.

cortical pattern matching methods in a large and well-matched sample of healthy subjects, we analyzed the effects of gender on regional gray matter (GM) concentration across the cortex. To clarify discrepancies in previous reports, we also examined sexual dimorphisms for whole-brain tissue volumes with and without controlling for brain size.

Although the human brain is gyrencephalic, with no absolute linear relationship between brain volume and surface area (Hofman,Armstrong et al., ), simple geometric laws still hold within the cortical mantle, where the grey matter volume is defined as the amount of grey matter that lies between the grey-white interface and the pia mater (Fig.

1, left).Cited by: Gray matter is a component of the brain named for the color it appears. Gray matter is a component of the brain named for the color it appears. Thinking, Sensing & Behaving. BrainFacts Book Download a copy of the newest edition of the book, Brain Facts: A Primer on the Brain and Nervous System.

This is called gray matter ("grey" matter in most English-speaking countries; "gray" is the American spelling). Technically, gray matter refers only to cortical areas. Other brain tissue is called white matter.

It consists of communication lines: neural fibers called axons which run from the cells in the cortical layers to other parts of the brain. Dimensional Finite-Difference Time-Domain S.

Mustafa, properties is incorporated by enforcing a model of the change in the complex dielectric permittivity in the governing field (grey matter, white matter, fat, CSF, dura, skin, blood and skull) to a second orderCited by: the complex relative permittivity."/O as a function of angular frequency.!/: "O D "1 C "s −"1 1 Cj!˝: (1) This is the well-known Debye expression in which"1 is the permittivity at field frequencies where!˝ ˛1, "s the permittivity at!˝ ˝1, and j2 D−1.

The magnitude of the dispersion is described as 1" D "s −" by:. Grey Matter Changes Our study on the effects of alcohol on grey matter thickness has revealed two key findings.

First, the outermost layer of cortex across the entire brain was reduced in a sample of community dwelling recovered alcoholics.Three experimental techniques were used to measure the dielectric properties of tissue in the frequency range 10 Hz to 20 GHz.

Over 20 tissue types were measured over the full frequency range and over 10 others measured down to 1 MHz only. BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Recent studies have shown that selective regional, but not global, GM atrophy occurs from clinical onset to conversion to clinically definite MS.

Our aim was to investigate the difference in the extent of SDGM and cortical atrophy in a large sample of patients with CIS and early RRMS and to explore the relationship between SDGM and cortical atrophy and other Cited by: