Coronary risk correlates with cerebral amyloid deposition.

Abstract

This study investigated the hypothesis that vascular risk factors are amyloidogenic. Participants were 43 persons, most with normal cognition or mild cognitive impairment. Vascular risk was quantified using the Framingham Coronary Risk Profile (FCRP) score. Cerebral amyloid was measured by [(11)C]Pittsburgh compound B (PIB) positron emission tomography (PET… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2011.10.002

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