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The Dementias
Early Diagnosis and Evaluation
edited by Karl Herholz

The Dementias presents the latest techniques and technologies for dementia identification and evaluation, including neuropathological strategies, neuropsychological tests, biomarkers, CT, MRI, functional MRI, PET, and SPECT.

Features:

  • Responds to the explosion of advances in the field and discusses the latest methods for the diagnosis and evaluation of dementing disorders
  • Spans molecular and neuropathological methods, advances in neuropsychology, and recent imaging applications
  • Considers the role of genetics in the development of dementia
  • Analyzes biomarkers in blood and cerebrospinal fluid

Contents

  1. The Clinical Issues
  2. Neuropsychological Screening and Advanced Neuropsychological Tests
  3. Biomarkers in Blood and Cerebrospinal Fluid
  4. Genetics: Facts and Perspectives
  5. Approaches to the Identification of Novel Diagnostic and Therapeutic Targets in Dementia
  6. Quantitative and Functional MRI Techniques
  7. Perfusion SPECT
  8. FDG PET: Imaging Cerebral Glucose Metabolism with Positron Emission Tomography
  9. Imaging of Neurotransmitter Systems in Dementia
  10. Development and Application of beta-Amyloid Imaging Agents in Alzheimer's Disease
  11. A View on Early Diagnosis of Dementias from Neuropathology
  12. Guideline and Perspective

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The Dementias
Early Diagnosis and Evaluation
edited by Karl Herholz

2006 480 pages $228.95 + shipping
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