Impaired executive function in behavioral-variant frontotemporal dementia

  • Published 2009 in Nature Clinical Practice Neurology

Abstract

Behavioral-variant frontotemporal dementia (bv-FTD) is a heterogeneous disease; some patients have rapidly progressing ‘true’ disease, whereas others show little or no progression for many years. Hornberger et al. tested whether performance on tests of executive function— which should be impaired in patients with progressive bv-FTD because of frontal brain… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ncpneuro0981

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