Selective atrophy of the connected deepest cortical layers following small subcortical infarct.


From the Department of Diagnostic Imaging (E.L., I.T., C.H., G.T.) and Stroke Center (D.T.), Department of Neurology and Sagol Neuroscience Center, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan; and Sackler Faculty of Medicine (E.L., I.T., C.H., G.T., D.T.), Sagol School of Neuroscience (I.T., Y.A.), Strauss Center for Computational Neuroimaging (D.B.), and Department of Neurobiology (S.B.-A., Y.A.), George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Israel. [Email]


To explore whether in patients with chronic small subcortical infarct the cortical layers of the connected cortex are differentially affected and whether these differences correlate with clinical symptomatology.