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By Serge Gauthier, Philip Scheltens, Jeffrey L. Cummings

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This quantity serves as a growth file on state-of-the-art study within the box of Alzheimer's sickness and other kinds of dementia, yet with an emphasis on subject matters which are acceptable to scientific perform. during this most recent installment, Serge Gauthier, Philip Scheltens and Jeffrey Cummings hide the various rising remedies for Alzheimer's ailment, together with statins, GAG minetics, and immunotherapy, in addition to using hormonal treatment and peculiar anti-psychotic brokers within the remedy of different comparable dementias. Chapters also will summarize the present figuring out of the pathophysiology of light cognitive impairment in addition to learn into tau pathologies.

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18 74 probable AD 40 controls Galasko et al, 199822 Kanai et al, 199834 Hulstaert et al, 199918 d c b a Clinical diagnosis (1A) NINCDS– ADRDA NINCDS– ADRDA CERAD NINCDS– ADRDA Aβ42: 643 pg/ml Tau: 252 pg/ml Aβ42: 256 fmol/ml Tau: 474 pg/ml Aβ42: 1032 pg/ml Tau: 503 pg/ml Cut off Sensitivity 92% Specificity 95% Sensitivity 94% Specificity 89% Aβ42: 738 pg/ml Tau: 255 pg/ml Aβ42: 643 pg/ml Tau: 252 pg/ml Sensitivity 46–53%d Aβ42: 340 pg/ml Specificity 95% Tau: 380 pg/mlL Sensitivity 85% Specificity 86% Sensitivity 40% Specificity 90% Sensitivity 77% Specificity 93% Result Aβ42 and tau: Innogenetics Aβ42 and tau: inhouse methods Multicenter study Aβ42: in-house method Tau: Innogenetics Aβ42 and tau: Innogenetics Multicenter study Aβ42: in-house method Tau: Innogenetics Aβ42 and tau: Innogenetics Method Probable AD = AD according to the clinical NINCDS–ADRDA criteria; definite AD = AD confirmed at neuropathologic examination; OND = other neurologic diseases.

Decreased beta-amyloid1-42 and increased tau levels in cerebrospinal fluid of patients with Alzheimer disease. JAMA 2003;289:2094–2103. 7. Consensus report of the Working Group on: “Molecular and Biochemical Markers of Alzheimer’s Disease”. The Ronald and Nancy Reagan Research Institute of the Alzheimer’s Association and the National Institute on Aging Working Group. Neurobiol Aging 1998; 19:109–116. 8. Braak H, Braak E. Evolution of neuronal changes in the course of Alzheimer’s disease. J Neural Transm Suppl 1998;53:127–140.

65 These findings need to be replicated in larger groups of patients; in addition, further studies are warranted for a better understanding of the CSF flow and clearance dynamics of biomarkers. 17 The authors suggest that only after intensive screening of the patients by history, neurologic examination, routine laboratory tests (blood and CSF), and neuroimaging (computed tomography (CT), MRI, or single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)) is there a place for CSF markers for the (early) diagnosis of AD.

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