Incidence and survival of dementia in a general population of Japanese elderly: the Hisayama study.

@article{Matsui2009IncidenceAS,
  title={Incidence and survival of dementia in a general population of Japanese elderly: the Hisayama study.},
  author={Yoshiro Matsui and Yimihiro Tanizaki and Hisatomi Arima and Koji Yonemoto and Yasufumi Doi and Toshiharu Ninomiya and Kensuke Sasaki and Mitsuo Iida and Toru Iwaki and Shigenobu Kanba and Yutaka Kiyohara},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={2009},
  volume={80 4},
  pages={366-70}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the incidence and survival rates of total and cause specific dementia in a general Japanese population. METHODS A total of 828 subjects without dementia, aged 65 years or over, were followed-up prospectively for 17 years. Dementia was subdivided into cause specific subtypes: namely, Alzheimer's disease (AD), vascular dementia (VD), dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), combined dementia and other types of dementia. During the follow-up, 275 subjects developed dementia; of… CONTINUE READING
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