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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Perneczky, R; Haussermann, P; Diehl-Schmid, J; Boecker, H; Forstl, H; Drzezga, A; Kurz, A 
Title:
Metabolic correlates of brain reserve in dementia with Lewy bodies: an FDG PET study. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Studies suggest that brain reserve allows patients with more years of schooling to cope better with brain damage. Research has been mainly focussed on Alzheimer's disease and no studies exist on patients with dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB). The aim of this study was to provide evidence for brain reserve in DLB. METHODS: Twenty-one consecutive patients with DLB and 16 age-matched healthy controls were included. The participants underwent cerebral (18)F-FDG PET imaging at rest. A grou...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
23 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
416-22 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1420-8008 
TUM Institution:
r Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie; Nuklearmedizinische Klinik und Poliklinik