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  1. 1. Living with Lewy body dementia. Treatment, survival & quality of life

    Författare :Victoria Larsson; Klinisk minnesforskning; []
    Nyckelord :Lewy bodies; Lewy body dementia; Lewy body disease; QUALITATIVE; Lewy Body Disease: drug therapy; Lewy Body Disease: mortality; Lewy Body Disease: therapy; DEMENTIA; dementia with Lewy bodies; Parkinson s disease dementia; Parkinson disease; memantine; Prognosis and survival; Prognosis; Survival; mortality; Dysphagia; Carbonated beverages; Swallowing disorders; Therapeutics; Video recording; video analysing technique; QUALITY OF LIFE;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Patients with Lewy body dementias (LBD) have a complex clinical picture. With no prevention or cure, management focuses around symptomatic relief, however pharmacological and non-pharmacological options have been inadequately investigated. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Dementia with Lewy bodies —an Investigation of Cause and Consequence

    Författare :Fredrik Boström; Klinisk minnesforskning; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Lewy body disease; Alzheimers disease; Dementia; Dementia with Lewy bodies;

    Sammanfattning : Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is today considered to be the second most common primary neurodegenerative dementia after Alzheimer’s disease. However, the disease has only been a clearly defined entity for 13 years. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Dementia with Lewy bodies - a clinical and neurological approach

    Författare :Elisabet Londos; Klinisk minnesforskning; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Alzheimers diseases; Clinical features; Neuropathology; Cerebral Blood Flow; Gerontologi; Gerontology; Dementia; Lewy bodies;

    Sammanfattning : Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is a dementia disorder, clinically characterized by fluctuating cognitive impairment, attention deficits, visual hallucinations, parkinsonism and other neuropsychiatric features. Sensitivity to neuroleptic medication is a common finding. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Dementia Proteomics

    Författare :Julia Remnestål; Peter Nilsson; Anna Månberg; Pieter Jelle Visser; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Dementia; Proteomics; Alzheimer s disease; Frontotemporal dementia; Antibody array; Suspension bead array; Cerebrospinal fluid; Protein profiling; Biomarker discovery; Bioteknologi; Biotechnology;

    Sammanfattning : The term dementia encompass a number of conditions arising as a consequence of tissue degeneration in the brain. This degeneration is caused by molecular events occurring on a cellular level including inflammation, defective waste disposal and accumulation of insoluble proteins and peptides. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Validation of brief cognitive tests in mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's disease and dementia with Lewy bodies

    Författare :Sebastian Palmqvist; Klinisk minnesforskning; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cognitive tests; neuropsychology; Alzheimer’s disease; dementia with Lewy bodies; mild cognitive impairment; treatment evaluation; acetylcholinesterase inhibitors; differential diagnosis; longitudinal studies; dementia; cerebrospinal fluid; forecasting;

    Sammanfattning : Background It is estimated that 34 million people suffer from dementia, costing society US$422 billion each year. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common dementia and the global prevalence is predicted to increase to over 100 million people by the year 2050, with the greatest increase in developing countries. LÄS MER