Radiology - Theses
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Effect of physical activity on progression of cerebrovascular disease in older adults at risk or alzheimer's disease
Objective: Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a form of dementia without cure. Dementias are the only condition out of the top 10 causes of mortality worldwide without cure and represent a significant health burden. White matter ...
The associations between physical activity and magnetic resonance imaging in people at risk of Alzheimer's disease
The world’s ageing population is growing rapidly, and although longevity is a positive development, this involves an increasing prevalence of neurodegenerative diseases including dementias such as Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). ...
Longitudinal volumetric analysis of white matter hyperintensities on magnetic resonance imaging in aging and Alzheimer’s dementia
The experience of neurocognitive aging can be highly variable between individuals, with some passing into their twilight years with intact and healthy cognition while others find their mental faculties perceptibly dimmed ...
Magnetic resonance imaging in spinal trauma
The Austin Hospital in Melbourne, houses the largest spinal trauma unit in Australia, and one of the largest in the world. It has long been recognised as a centre of excellence in the care of patients with spinal injuries, ...
Acute stroke imaging: predicting response to therapy
Acute ischemic stroke is caused by a blocked blood vessel in the cerebral circulation. It is the most common form of stroke worldwide and a major cause of disability and death. Treatments to re-open the blocked blood vessel ...