Blood-based neurochemical diagnosis of vascular dementia: a pilot study.

@article{Bibl2007BloodbasedND,
  title={Blood-based neurochemical diagnosis of vascular dementia: a pilot study.},
  author={Mirko Bibl and Hermann Esselmann and Brit Mollenhauer and Godehard Weniger and Volker Welge and Michael Liess and Piotr Lewczuk and Markus Otto and J{\"o}rg Bernhard Schulz and Claudia Trenkwalder and Johannes Kornhuber and Jens Wiltfang},
  journal={Journal of neurochemistry},
  year={2007},
  volume={103 2},
  pages={467-74}
}
Blood-based tests for the differential diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) are under intensive investigation and have shown promising results with regard to Abeta40 and Abeta42 peptide species in incipient AD. Moreover, plasma Abeta40 was suggested as an independent cerebrovascular risk factor candidate. These considerations prompted us to analyse a total of 72 plasma samples in vascular dementias (VAD, n = 15), AD with cerebrovascular disease (AD with CVD, n = 7), AD (n = 15), Parkinson's… CONTINUE READING

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