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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 153437, 7 pages
Clinical Study

The Association between Cerebral White Matter Lesions and Plasma Omega-3 to Omega-6 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Ratio to Cognitive Impairment Development

1Department of Cardiology, Hokusetsu General Hospital, Takatsuki, Osaka 569-8585, Japan
2Department of Radiology, Hokusetsu General Hospital, Takatsuki, Osaka 569-8585, Japan
3Department of Rehabilitation, Aijinkai Rehabilitation Hospital, Takatsuki, Osaka, Japan

Received 12 February 2015; Revised 20 May 2015; Accepted 31 May 2015

Academic Editor: Charles Ramassamy

Copyright © 2015 Michihiro Suwa 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.

Supplementary Material

Supp Figure: The grading scale of white matter hyperintensity (WMH) released from the Japanese brain dock society ( This grading scale in deep and subcortical WMH (DSWMH) and periventricular WMH (PVH) was both consisted from 5 grades (DSWMH: grade 0 to 4 and PVH: grade 0 to IV) .

Supp Table: The raw data of 3 FUFAs and their ratios according to WMH levels in the two WMH types (DSWMH and PVH).

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