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The linear assessment technique of Jobst et al. (1998,1992). 4. , 1996). 1, along with the number of MCIs and controls to be studied. c he m 4a ll. Subjects. Both normal controls (n = 30) obtained randomly from the community and MCI patients (n = 30), 15 of whom are known to have incipient AD based upon longitudinal follow-up, were identified based on performance on psychometric testing. The definition of MCI across centers was that of Petersen et al. (1999). 5. The participants were free of cortical infarcts and significant subcortical high-signal abnormalities on T2 MRI.
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