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Estimation of Age by using MRI Brain

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dc.contributor.author Mohamed, Auis Bashir
dc.contributor.author Supervisor-Caroline Edward Ayad
dc.date.accessioned 2015-06-18T09:24:28Z
dc.date.available 2015-06-18T09:24:28Z
dc.date.issued 2015-02-01
dc.identifier.citation Mohamed, Auis Bashir . Estimation of Age by using MRI Brain/ Auis Bashir Mohamed; Caroline Edward Ayad.- khartoum: Sudan University of Science and Technology, College of Medical Radiologic Science, 2015.- 60p. : ill .; 28cm.- M.Sc. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://repository.sustech.edu/handle/123456789/11125
dc.description Thesis en_US
dc.description.abstract This study is an attempt to estimate the human age by measuring the signal intensity of the brain gray and white matter on MRI T1weighted images. The study was conducted at Garash international specialized hospital (Khartoum-Sudan) during the period from June up to October 2014. Sixty consecutive subjects were selected in both gender and with different ages. All subjects were scanned for axial brain using MRI 1.5 Tesla (Toshiba – vantage). T1 and T2 weighted images were obtained at areas including caudate nucleus head, thalamus, putamen, corpus callosum, forcipes minor and corona radiate. And the signal intensity was measured in T1weighted image and the data were correlated with age. Results showed that there is significant negative relationship between the signal intensity of brain gray and white matter and subjects ages. New equations were established to estimate the age for subjects with known brain signal intensity. MRI T1 weighted image is suitable and recommended method for age estimation that because it is the best sequence to demonstrate the normal anatomy. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Sudan University of Sciences and Technology en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Sudan University of Science and Technology en_US
dc.subject Radiologic Science en_US
dc.subject MRI en_US
dc.subject Estimation of Age en_US
dc.subject using MRI en_US
dc.title Estimation of Age by using MRI Brain en_US
dc.title.alternative ‫تقدير العمر باستخدام صور الرنين المغناطيسي للدماغ‬ en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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