Correlation between instrumental activities of daily living and white matter hyperintensities in amnestic mild cognitive impairment: results of a cross-sectional study

@article{Yoon2012CorrelationBI,
  title={Correlation between instrumental activities of daily living and white matter hyperintensities in amnestic mild cognitive impairment: results of a cross-sectional study},
  author={Bora Yoon and Yong Soo Shim and Yong-duk Kim and Kee Ook Lee and Sang Jun Na and Yun-Jeong Hong and Yoon-Sang Oh and Duk L. Na and Sang Won Seo and Kyung Won Park and S. Y. Moon and Sang Yun Kim and Jae-Hong Lee and Seong Hye Choi and D P Yang},
  journal={Neurological Sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={34},
  pages={715-721}
}
Although some studies have supported the association between white matter hyperintensities (WMH) and cognitive impairment, whether WMH are associated with the impairments in instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs) remains unknown. This cross-sectional study investigated differences in basic ADLs and IADLs among different severity of WMH in a large, well-defined registry of patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI). 1,514 patients with aMCI were divided into three groups… CONTINUE READING