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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Perneczky, R; Drzezga, A; Boecker, H; Förstl, H; Kurz, A; Häussermann, P 
Title:
Cerebral metabolic dysfunction in patients with dementia with Lewy bodies and visual hallucinations. 
Abstract:
AIMS: To identify the pattern of cerebral hypometabolism in patients with dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and visual hallucinations (VH). METHODS: Fourteen patients with DLB and VH, 7 with DLB without VH and 16 healthy controls underwent clinical and (18)F-FDG PET evaluations. The 2 patient groups did not significantly differ in their clinical characteristics, except in the occurrence of VH. A voxel-wise comparison of (18)F-FDG PET scans was conducted between each of the 2 patient groups and the...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
25 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
531-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1420-8008 
TUM Institution:
r Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie; Nuklearmedizinische Klinik und Poliklinik