Important link between dementia subtype and apolipoprotein E: a meta-analysis.

@article{Bang2003ImportantLB,
  title={Important link between dementia subtype and apolipoprotein E: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Oh Young Bang and Yong Tae Kwak and In Soo Joo and Kyoon Huh},
  journal={Yonsei medical journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={
          401-13
        }
}
To evaluate the differential diagnostic role of apolipoprotein E (apoE) genotype in dementia, we carried out a meta- analysis of 78 case-control series, including our own new data. The dementia subjects were grouped into Alzheimer's disease (AD) and non-AD. AD patients were subgrouped according to their subtypes, and non-AD patients into vascular dementia (VD), mixed dementia (MD), and non-AD non-VD dementia (NAVD). The apoE allele frequencies and apoE genotype-specific odds ratio (OR) of each… CONTINUE READING
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