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Vitamin B12 deficiency in dementia and cognitive impairment: the effects of treatment on neuropsychological function.

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BACKGROUND: Vitamin B12 assay is part of the routine investigation of dementia, although few studies have investigated the effects of treatment on cognition. We examined the effects of B12 treatment on neuropsychological function and disease progression in patients presenting with dementia or cognitive impairment. METHODS: From 1432 patients who were assessed at the Bristol Memory Disorders Clinic, 125 patients with low serum B12 were identified. Sixty-six patients presenting with dementia, a...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
International journal of geriatric psychiatry
Volume:
15
Issue:
3
Pages:
226-233
Publication date:
2000-03-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1099-1166
ISSN:
0885-6230
Source identifiers:
31641
Language:
English
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pubs:31641
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uuid:3c66b06c-410d-49ba-aeb9-c5addf3199ef
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pubs:31641
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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