Analysis of morphological structural changes in brains of patients that had a symptomatic lacunar stroke

Project Details


Medical Sciences Honours Project -Xinyi Qiu

Key findings

There was no difference in median % volume of the right RSSIs versus left (p=0.16). Neither was there a significant inter-hemispheric difference in the volume of any of the SVD markers regardless of the location of the RSSI and they were equally distributed in both hemispheres.
Assessment of SVD imaging markers in the contralateral hemisphere could be used as a proxy for the SVD load in the whole brain to avoid contamination by the RSSI of the measurements, especially of WMH.
Effective start/end date1/01/1431/03/14


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