A. V. Kashin

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The study was conducted in 3 Russian centers (Moscow, St. Petersburg and Nizhniy Novgorod). The total sample included 110 patients whose mental state met the definition of <<mild cognitive impairment>> (MCI). Patient's status was assessed with widely used scales (MMSE, GDS, CDR etc) and a battery of neuropsychological tests. Genotyping for the APOE(More)
A potential of prolonged 2-years course of cerebrolysin therapy with courses repeated every 6 months to slow down or prevent the transition of the syndrome of mild cognitive impairment, amnestic type, to clinically relevant dementia has been studied in the open comparative study of 73 patients divided into 2 groups, one of which included patients treated(More)
An open comparison study included 29 patients, aged 33-62 years, with chronic pain syndromes of the spine during at least 6 months. A main group (14 patients) received antidepressant cymbalta, an inhibitor of serotonin and noradrenalin reuptake, as an add-on drug. Data of general somatic and neurologic examination, depression level on the Beck Depression(More)
Physical development was comparatively assessed in 1238 children of the first year of life who were differently fed. The children living in both the town of Kirov and rural areas of the Kirov Region who were on artificial feeding showed higher weight and height values, but they developed less harmonically than those of the same age who were fed with breast(More)
Retrospective and prospective studies were made in 1248 infants of the first year of life and in 642 children aged 7 to 14 years who lived in Kirov and its region. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the impact of different types of feeding on their morbidity. The children who had received an artificial feeding were ascertained to be more frequently(More)
The physiometric parameters (exercise performance, muscle strength, and lung capacity) were monitored in schoolchildren over the 15-year period. There has been a reduction in exercise performance, muscle strength and an increase in lung capacity in the past 15 years, which the pediatricians should take into account to detect physical development(More)
Neurodegenerative and cerebrovascular diseases are the most significant among the main reasons leading to the cognitive impairment of the elderly. Vascular cognitive impairment is not limited to only dementia, representing a heterogeneous group both in pathogenic and clinical terms. The article dwells upon new principles of vascular cognitive impairment's(More)
The most important of the causes of derangement of cognitive functions in elderly people are cerebrovascular diseases. Vascular cognitive impairments are not restricted to dementia, but form a group which is heterogeneous in terms of both pathogenesis and clinical features. This article discusses new principles for the classification of vascular cognitive(More)