Use of the frontal assessment battery in evaluating executive dysfunction in patients with Huntington’s disease

@article{Rodrigues2009UseOT,
  title={Use of the frontal assessment battery in evaluating executive dysfunction in patients with Huntington’s disease},
  author={Guilherme Rodrigues and Carolina Pinto Souza and Roberto Satler Cetlin and Daniel Sabino de Oliveira and M{\'a}rcio Alexandre Pena-Pereira and Liliana Tiemi Ujikawa and Wilson Junior Marques and V{\'i}tor Tumas},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2009},
  volume={256},
  pages={1809-1815}
}
The frontal assessment battery (FAB) is a bedside cognitive scale designed to measure executive functions. Huntington’s disease (HD) is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by motor, behavioral, and cognitive dysfunction. The aim of this study was to check the validity of the FAB for the evaluation of cognitive impairment in patients with HD. Forty-one patients diagnosed with HD and 53 healthy controls matched by education, sex and age were evaluated with a validated Brazilian version of… CONTINUE READING