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Journal of Aging Research
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 198471, 10 pages
White Matter Lesion Assessment in Patients with Cognitive Impairment and Healthy Controls: Reliability Comparisons between Visual Rating, a Manual, and an Automatic Volumetrical MRI Method—The Gothenburg MCI Study
1Department of Neuroscience and Physiology, Institute of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, 40530 Gothenburg, Sweden
2Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science, University of Gothenburg, 40530 Gothenburg, Sweden
Received 18 September 2012; Revised 13 November 2012; Accepted 13 November 2012
Academic Editor: F. Richard Ferraro
Copyright © 2013 Erik Olsson et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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