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Author(s):
Nunnemann, Sabine; Last, Dirk; Schuster, Tibor; Förstl, Hans; Kurz, Alexander; Diehl-Schmid, Janine 
Title:
Survival in a German Population with Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration 
Abstract:
Background: The present study aimed at analysing survival of patients with behavioural-variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD), semantic dementia (SD) and progressive non-fluent aphasia (PNFA). Furthermore, the objective of the study was to identify prognostic factors associated with survival and to examine causes of death. Methods: Interviews were performed with the proxies of 124 patients with frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD). Results: Survival from the onset of first symptoms was sign...    »
 
Keywords:
Frontotemporal dementia; Frontotemporal lobar degeneration; Survival; Causes of death 
Journal title:
Neuroepidemiology 
Year:
2011 
Journal volume:
37 
Journal issue:
3-4 
Pages contribution:
160--165 
Publisher:
S. Karger AG 
Publisher address:
Basel, Switzerland 
Print-ISSN:
1423-0208 
E-ISSN:
1423-0208 
Notes:
Dieser Beitrag ist mit Zustimmung des Rechteinhabers aufgrund einer (DFG-geförderten) Allianz- bzw. Nationallizenz frei zugänglich. This publication is with permission of the rights owner freely accessible due to an Alliance licence and a national licence (funded by the DFG, German Research Foundation) respectively.