Are gait disturbances and white matter degeneration early indicators of vascular dementia?

@article{Hennerici1994AreGD,
  title={Are gait disturbances and white matter degeneration early indicators of vascular dementia?},
  author={Michael Hennerici and Mary Lou Oster and Susan K. Cohen and Allan J. Schwartz and Lillian Motsch and Michael Daffertshofer},
  journal={Dementia},
  year={1994},
  volume={5 3-4},
  pages={197-202}
}
The objective of this study was to correlate clinical and brain imaging findings with walking inabilities in patients with possible vascular dementia. For 24 patients with suspected initial vascular dementia according to DSM-III-R, structured neurological, neuropsychological and neuroimaging (magnetic resonance tomography) examinations were evaluated alongside computerized gait analysis. All patients revealed an increased variability of gait lines of various degrees: mild (11%), moderate (32… CONTINUE READING

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