Polyneuropathy and dementia in old age: common inflammatory and vascular parameters

  title={Polyneuropathy and dementia in old age: common inflammatory and vascular parameters},
  author={Friedrich Leblhuber and Katharina Schroecksnadel and Margit Beran-Praher and Herbert L. Haller and Kostja Steiner and Dietmar Fuchs},
  journal={Journal of Neural Transmission},
Thirty-three inpatients (22 females, 11 males, aged 79.4 ± 9.5 years) were investigated in this prospective cohort study to study the prevalence of polyneuropathy (PNP) and dementia in geriatric inpatients. Clinical and electrodiagnostic investigations, routine laboratory, including thyroid parameters, folic acid, vitamin B12, homocysteine, neopterin, fibrinogen and glycosylated hemoglobin were measured in serum, the mini-mental state examination and computed tomographic scanning were performed… CONTINUE READING


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