OBJECTIVE: ApoE4 is a risk factor for the development of Alzheimer's disease, and has a functional role suggesting its importance in the neuropathology of dementia. We present a meta-analysis to investigate whether ApoE4 also affects the clinical progression of dementia in terms of cognitive decline or mortality. METHODS: We searched Medline, Embase and PsychINFO from 1990 until April 2009, for case control or cohort studies which investigated the effect of ApoE4 on progression of dementia. ...Expand abstract
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The influence of ApoE4 on clinical progression of dementia: a meta-analysis.
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