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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Tholen, S; Schmaderer, C; Chmielewski, S; Forstl, H; Heemann, U; Baumann, M; Steubl, D; Grimmer, T 
Title:
Reduction of Amyloid-beta Plasma Levels by Hemodialysis: An Anti-Amyloid Treatment Strategy? 
Abstract:
Background: Cognitive impairment in hemodialysis patients is common, but the underlying pathogenesis remains unclear. Alzheimers disease is the most common cause of dementia in the general elderly population. Histopathological hallmarks are, among others, senile plaques, which consist of amyloid-beta (A beta). Objective: To measure plasma levels of A beta(42) and A beta(40) during hemodialysis and to examine potential associations with cognitive performance in cognitively impaired hemodialysis p...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Alzheimers Dis 
Year:
2016 
Journal volume:
50 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
791-796 
Language:
eng 
Fulltext / DOI:
Print-ISSN:
1387-2877 
TUM Institution:
Abteilung für Nephrologie; Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie