Subtype of mild cognitive impairment and progression to dementia and death.

@article{Yaffe2006SubtypeOM,
  title={Subtype of mild cognitive impairment and progression to dementia and death.},
  author={Kristine Yaffe and Ron C. Petersen and Karla Lindquist and Joel Israel Kramer and Bruce M Miller},
  journal={Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders},
  year={2006},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={312-9}
}
BACKGROUND Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) represents a common cognitive state between normal cognitive aging and dementia. There is limited information about the heterogeneity of MCI and how this heterogeneity may influence the clinical course of MCI. We determined the longitudinal course of subtypes of MCI and assessed the rate of progression to dementia and to death. METHODS As part of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Centers of California, we studied 327 patients with MCI (250 with… CONTINUE READING