Janine Wolf

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BACKGROUND Measurement of plasma concentration of natriuretic peptides (NPs) is suggested to be of value in diagnosis of cardiac disease in dogs, but many factors other than cardiac status may influence their concentrations. Dog breed potentially is 1 such factor. OBJECTIVE To investigate breed variation in plasma concentrations of pro-atrial natriuretic(More)
This study reports the results of factor analyses of COGNISTAT (NCSE) in a sample of elderly persons comprised of "healthy" participants with no psychiatric or neurological impairments (n = 153), individuals with psychiatric impairments (n = 70), and those with neurological impairments (n = 80). Our findings support a unitary factor structure for COGNISTAT,(More)
Poststroke central pain (PSCP) can be a debilitating medication-refractory disorder. We report a single case where right unilateral ventral capsule/ventral striatum (VC/VS) deep brain stimulation was used to treat PSCP and inadvertently induced a smile without euphoria. The patient was a 69 year-old woman who had a stroke with resultant dysesthesia and(More)
This study provides normative data about the cognitive functioning of 134 nonpsychiatric, non-neurological healthy elderly persons ranging from 60 to 85 years of age with the Neurobehavioral Cognitive Status Examination (Cognistat). Most areas of cognitive functioning remain grossly intact for all age levels. Construction and memory showed evidence of(More)
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