Cognition and cerebral blood flow fluctuate together in multi-infarct dementia.

Longitudinal measurements of cognitive ability measured by serial testing using the Cognitive Capacity Screening Examination (CCSE) were correlated with cerebral blood flow (CBF) throughout (mean +/- SD) 19.9 +/- 12.6 months among 57 patients with multi-infarct dementia, 17 with dementia of the Alzheimer's type, 10 with both, and among 32 age-matched… (More)