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Research progress of quantitative susceptibility mapping in cognitive impairment
ZHANG Jinbiao  ZHANG Fengxiang  GAO Jialu 

ZHANG J B, ZHANG F X, GAO J L. Research progress of quantitative susceptibility mapping in cognitive impairment[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2023, 14(9): 114-118, 130. DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2023.09.021.

[Abstract] Cognitive impairment is caused by various diseases, and previous studies have shown a certain correlation between abnormal iron deposition in the brain and cognitive impairment. Quantitative susceptibility mapping (QSM) is a new imaging technique that can quantitatively detect magnetic substances in tissues, providing a feasible method for studying the correlation between cognitive impairment and iron deposition in the brain caused by Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Diabetes mellitus type 2, vascular cognitive impairment and other diseases. This article provided a review of the latest research progress on QSM technology and cognitive impairment in recent years. It analyzed the application value of QSM technology in the study of cognitive impairment from the aspects of the etiology of cognitive impairment, corresponding brain iron deposition sites, and imaging related manifestations. The aim is to provide objective imaging basis for non-invasive assessment of patient progress and formulation of treatment plans in the early stage.
[Keywords] cognitive dysfunction;iron deposition;magnetic resonance imaging;quantitative susceptibility mapping;Alzheimer's disease;Parkinson's disease;diabetes mellitus

ZHANG Jinbiao1   ZHANG Fengxiang2*   GAO Jialu1  

1 Ordos School of Clinical Medicine, Inner Mongolia Medical University, Hohhot 010100, China

2 Department of Medical Imaging, Ordos Central Hospital, Ordos 017000, China

Corresponding author: Zhang FX, E-mail:

Conflicts of interest   None.

Received  2023-04-08
Accepted  2023-07-21
DOI: 10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2023.09.021
ZHANG J B, ZHANG F X, GAO J L. Research progress of quantitative susceptibility mapping in cognitive impairment[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2023, 14(9): 114-118, 130. DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2023.09.021.

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