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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Egert, S; Wagenpfeil, S; Förstl, H 
Title:
[Cholinesterase inhibitors and Alzheimer's disease: meta-analysis of the verification of effectiveness, origin and bias of results in published studies] 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: The cholinesterase-inhibitors (AChE-I) donepezil, galantamine and rivastigmine are currently used in the symptomatic treatment of patients with Alzheimer's dementia (AD) and the associated cholinergic deficits as well as those with other forms of dementia. Three aspects were analysed: (1) data on their clinical efficacy, (2) differences between North-American and international studies, and (3) potential publication biases. METHODS: Included were data from randomized, pl...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Dtsch Med Wochenschr 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
132 
Journal issue:
22 
Pages contribution:
1207-13 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0012-0472 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie ; Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie