Recent Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses

Bibliographic Citations

Recent reviews and meta-analyses on miscellaneous topics are listed below. Some of these articles are available freely. The full-text of the other articles may need a suitable Athens password, a journal subscription or payment for access.

Brain Imaging

Monge Argiles, J.A. Blanco Canto, M.A. Leiva Salinas, C. [et al]. (2013). A comparison of early diagnostic utility of Alzheimer disease biomarkers in brain brain magnetic resonance and cerebrospinal fluid. Neurologia. August 19th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Tumati, S. Martens, S. [and] Aleman, A. (2013). Magnetic resonance spectroscopy in mild cognitive impairment: systematic review and meta-analysis. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. August 19th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Sundermann, B. Herr, D. Schwindt, W. [et al]. (2013). Multivariate classification of blood oxygen level-dependent fMRI data with diagnostic intention: a clinical perspective. AJNR: American Journal of Neuroradiology. September 12th 2013. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.

Keihaninejad, S. Zhang, H. Ryan, N.S. [et al]. (2013). An unbiased longitudinal analysis framework for tracking white matter changes using diffusion tensor imaging with application to Alzheimer’s disease. Neuroimage. May 15th 2013; 72: 153-63.

Brain Research & Neurology

Li, B.H. Zhang, L.L. Yin, Y.W. [et al]. (2013). Association between interleukin-1α C(-889)T polymorphism and Alzheimer’s disease: a meta-analysis including 12,817 subjects. Journal of Neural Transmission. March 2013; 120(3): 497-506.

Nalls, M.A. Duran, R. Lopez, G. [et al]. (2013). A multicenter study of glucocerebrosidase mutations in dementia with Lewy bodies. JAMA Neurololgy. June 2013; 70(6): 727-35.

Zasler, N.D. Martelli, M.F. [and] Jacobs, H.E. (2013). Neurobehavioral disorders. Handbook of Clinical Neurology. 2013; 110: 377-88. Review.

Weinstein, J.D. Gonzalez, E.R. Egleton, R.D. [et al]. (2013). A paradigm shift for evaluating pharmacotherapy for Alzheimer’s Disease: the 10-patient screening protocol. Consultant Pharmacist. July 2013; 28(7): 443-54.

Lee, L. Sakurai, M. Matsuzaki, S. [et al]. (2013). SUMO and Alzheimer’s Disease. Neuromolecular Medicine. August 25th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Keihaninejad, S. Zhang, H. Ryan, N.S. [et al]. (2013). An unbiased longitudinal analysis framework for tracking white matter changes using diffusion tensor imaging with application to Alzheimer’s disease. Neuroimage. May 15th 2013; 72: 153-63.

Genetics

Adib-Samii, P. Rost, N. Traylor, M. [et al]. (2013). 17q25 Locus is associated with white matter hyperintensity volume in ischemic stroke, but not with lacunar stroke status. Stroke. June 2013; 44(6): 1609-15.

Mehanna, R. Hunter, C. Davidson, A. [et al]. (2013). Analysis of CYP2D6 genotype and response to tetrabenazine. Movement Disorders. February 2013; 28(2): 210-5.

Dou, C. Zhang, J. Sun, Y. [et al]. (2013). The association of ACT -17 A/T polymorphism with Alzheimer’s disease: a meta-analysis. Current Alzheimer Research. January 2013; 10(1): 63-71.

Mirza Z, Kamal MA, Abuzenadah AM, Al-Qahtani MH, Karim S. Establishing genomic / transcriptomic links between Alzheimer’s Disease and Type II Diabetes Mellitus by meta-analysis approach. CNS & Neurological Disorders Drug Targets. September 18th 2013.

Zhang, Y. Wang, B. Wan, H. [et al]. (2013). Meta-analysis of the insulin degrading enzyme polymorphisms and susceptibility to Alzheimer’s disease. Neuroscience Letters. April 29th 2013; 541: 132-7.

Zhu, Z.G. Ai, Q.L. Wang, W.M. [et al]. (2013). Meta-analysis supports association of a functional SNP (rs1801133) in the MTHFR gene with Parkinson’s disease. Gene. August 3rd 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Elderly Mental Health

Maubert, A. Hanon, C. [and] Metton, J.P. (2013). [Adult onset Niemann-Pick type C disease and psychosis: Literature review.]. Encephale. August 5th 2013. [Epub ahead of print]. French.

da Silva, J. Goncalves-Pereira, M. Xavier, M. [et al]. (2013). Affective disorders and risk of developing dementia: systematic review. British Journal of Psychiatry. March 2013; 202(3): 177-86. Review.

Mortby, ME. Maercker, A. Forstmeier, S. (2012). Apathy: a separate syndrome from depression in dementia? A critical review. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research. August 2012; 24(4): 305-16. Review.

Sepehry, A.A. Lee, P.E. Hsiung, G.Y. [et al]. (2012). Effect of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in Alzheimer’s Disease with comorbid depression: a meta-analysis of depression and cognitive outcomes. Drugs and Aging. October 2012; 29(10): 793-806. Review.

Dols, A. Kupka, R.W. van Lammeren, A. [et al]. (2013). The prevalence of late-life mania: a review. Bipolar Disorders. August 6th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Trivedi, D. Goodman, C. Dickinson, A. [et al]. (2013). A protocol for a systematic review of research on managing behavioural and psychological symptoms in dementia for community-dwelling older people: evidence mapping and syntheses. Systematic Reviews. August 28th 2013; 2(1): 70. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.

Fraidakis, M.J. (2013). Psychiatric manifestations in cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis. Translational Psychiatry. September 3rd 2013; 3: e302. Full Text Link.

Konig, A. Aalten, P. Verhey, F. [et al]. (2013). A review of current information and communication technologies: can they be used to assess apathy? International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. September 5th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Quality of Life

Boyle, P.A. Yu, L. Wilson, R.S. [et al]. (2013). Cognitive decline impairs financial and health literacy among community-based older persons without dementia. Psychology and Aging. September 2013; 28(3): 614-24.

Martin, A.J. Marottoli, R. [and] O’Neill, D. (2013). Driving assessment for maintaining mobility and safety in drivers with dementia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (Online). August 29th 2013; Issue No. 8: No. CD006222. Full Text Link.

Research Methodology

Mulhern, B. Rowen, D. Brazier, J. [et al]. (2013). Development of DEMQOL-U and DEMQOL-PROXY-U: generation of preference-based indices from DEMQOL and DEMQOL-PROXY for use in economic evaluation. Health Technology Assessment. February 2013; 17(5): v-xv, 1-140. Full Text Link. There is an Executive Summary.

McKenzie, J.E. French, S.D. O’Connor, D.A. [et al]. (2013). Evidence-based care of older people with suspected cognitive impairment in general practice: protocol for the IRIS cluster randomised trial. Implementation Science: IS. August 19th 2013; 8: 91. Full Text Link.

Trivedi, D. Goodman, C. Dickinson, A. [et al]. (2013). A protocol for a systematic review of research on managing behavioural and psychological symptoms in dementia for community-dwelling older people: evidence mapping and syntheses. Systematic Reviews. August 28th 2013; 2(1): 70. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.

Carrillo, MC. Rowe, CC. Szoeke, C. [et al] (2013).  Research and standardization in Alzheimer’s trials: reaching international consensus. Alzheimer’s & Dementia: the Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association. March 2013; 9(2): 160-8.

Vascular Dementia

Bahar-Fuchs A, Clare L, Woods B. (2013). Cognitive training and cognitive rehabilitation for persons with mild to moderate dementia of the Alzheimer’s or vascular type: a review. Alzheimer’s Research & Therapy. August 7th 2013; 5(4): 35. [Epub ahead of print].

Costanza, A. Xekardaki, A. Kovari, E. [et al]. (2012). Microvascular burden and Alzheimer-type lesions across the age spectrum. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease: JAD. 2012; 32(3): 643-52. Review.

Godefroy, O. Leclercq, C. Bugnicourt, J.M. [et al]. (2013). Neuropsychological assessment and cerebral vascular disease: the new standards. Revue Neurologique. August 30th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Qiu, C. (2012). Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease by targeting vascular risk factors: hope and gap. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. 2012; 32(3): 721-31.

[A version of this collection features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 11, June 2014].

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