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The effect of white matter low attenuation on cognitive performance in dementia of the Alzheimer type.

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The effect of leukoaraiosis or white matter low attenuation (WMLA) on cognitive function is not fully understood. We compared the neuropsychological performance of 37 Alzheimer's disease patients with WMLA on CT brain scans with a similar group of 31 Alzheimer's disease patients with no evidence of white matter lesions. Patients with WMLA performed significantly worse on tests of visuospatial function (Cube Analysis test, p = 0.004), and cognitive speed (Kenrick Digit Copying test, p = 0.05) ...

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10.1093/ageing/25.6.443

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Age and ageing
Volume:
25
Issue:
6
Pages:
443-448
Publication date:
1996-11-01
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EISSN:
1468-2834
ISSN:
0002-0729
Source identifiers:
36004
Language:
English
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pubs:36004
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uuid:0bfa7994-7032-4967-a2e9-a98768ffbcec
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pubs:36004
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2012-12-19

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