Diagnostic evaluation of degenerative and vascular dementia.

  title={Diagnostic evaluation of degenerative and vascular dementia.},
  author={Carlo Loeb and Carlo Gandolfo},
  volume={14 3},
The accuracy of the Ischemic Score (IS) of Hachinski in the differential diagnosis between senile dementia (SDAT) and multi-infarct dementia (MID) is evaluated in this study. Ninety-four demented patients were subdivided on the basis of CT scan in three subgroups: 1) CT-SDAT (ventricular enlargement and widening of cortical sulci), 2) CT-MID (multiple low density areas attributable to ischemic lesions), 3) CT-VASC (single low density area attributable to ischemic lesion). Sixty-nine percent of… CONTINUE READING


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