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Table 2 Feasibility of blood–brain barrier (BBB) opening as assessed by post-procedure MRI

From: Extensive frontal focused ultrasound mediated blood–brain barrier opening for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease: a proof-of-concept study

  Volume (cm3)* Ratio of BBB opening to target (%)
Case 1 17.7 78.9
Case 2 20.0 100
Case 3 20.6 100
Case 4 22.6 97.6
Case 5 24.7 100
Mean (SD) 21.1 (2.7) 95.7 (9.4)
  1. *An average volume of two sessions of BBB opening
  2. An average ratio of BBB opening area to target