Is MRI better than CT for detecting a vascular component to dementia? A systematic review and meta-analysis

@inproceedings{Beynon2012IsMB,
  title={Is MRI better than CT for detecting a vascular component to dementia? A systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Rebecca Beynon and Jonathan A C Sterne and G. K. Wilcock and Marcus J Likeman and Roger M. Harbord and Margaret P Astin and M. Burke and Alysson Bessell and Y Ben-Shlomo and James L. Hawkins and William Hollingworth and Penny Whiting},
  booktitle={BMC neurology},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Identification of causes of dementia soon after symptom onset is important, because appropriate treatment of some causes of dementia can slow or halt its progression or enable symptomatic treatment where appropriate. The accuracy of MRI and CT, and whether MRI is superior to CT, in detecting a vascular component to dementia in autopsy confirmed and clinical cohorts of patients with VaD, combined AD and VaD ("mixed dementia"), and AD remain unclear. We conducted a systematic review… CONTINUE READING
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