Tag Archives: Diagnosis and Screening: Frontotemporal Dementia

Behavioural Variant Frontotemporal Dementia: Systematic Review (Biomed Research International)

Summary This systematic review examines the functional profile of patients with behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD). Full Text Link Reference Lima-Silva, TB. Bahia, VS. Nitrini, R. [et al]. (2013). Functional status in behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia: a systematic review. Biomed … Continue reading

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Brain Scans Distinguish Between Dementia Types (BBC News / Neurology)

Summary Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania believe they may have discovered how to distinguish between different types of dementia without the need for invasive lumbar puncture tests to obtain cerebrospinal fluid (csf).  Alzheimer’s and frontotemporal dementia share similar features and symptoms and can … Continue reading

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Evidence on Other Dementias (NHS Evidence, Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Annual Evidence Update 2008)

Abstract The 2008 Annual Evidence Update (AEU), produced by NHS Evidence,  gives an overview of the most important evidence published during the period Spring 2007 – Summer 2008. This section of the AEU is aimed at clinicians in primary care or general … Continue reading

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