Tag Archives: Fluid and Imaging Biomarkers

Concerning the Diagnostic Accuracy of Plasma and CSF Biomarkers (Cochrane Database)

Summary This systematic review investigates the diagnostic accuracy of blood plasma and CSF Aß levels for detecting patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and who are likely to progress to Alzheimer’s Disease or other types of dementia. The accuracy of … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease Biomarkers: Updated Hypothetical Model (Lancet Neurology)

Summary A hypothetical model of the major biomarkers of Alzheimer’s Disease, published by the same authors in 2010, has been updated in the light of new evidence. Full Text Link Reference Jack, CR. Jr. Knopman, DS. [and] Jagust, WJ. [et … Continue reading

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Biomarkers Predicting Cognitive Decline and Alzheimer’s Disease

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 3, October 2011]. Summary The process of developing Alzheimer’s Disease is known to begin years before the formal diagnosis of clinical dementia. The concept … Continue reading

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