publication . Article . 2015

Cortical Lewy bodies and Aβ burden are associated with prevalence and timing of dementia in Lewy body diseases

Petros Takousis; A J de Smith; A J de Smith; Djordje Gveric; Paola Piccini; David T. Dexter; Steve M. Gentleman; Jessica L. Buxton; Claudio Ruffmann; I Bravi; ...
Open Access
  • Published: 02 Dec 2015
  • Country: United Kingdom
© 2015 British Neuropathological SocietyAims: Our main objective was to determine the neuropathological correlates of dementia in patients with Lewy body disease (LBD). Furthermore, we used data derived from clinical, neuropathological and genetic studies to investigate boundary issues between Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and Parkinsons disease with (PDD) and without (PDND) dementia. Methods: One hundred and twenty-one cases with a neuropathological diagnosis of LBD and clinical information on dementia status were included in the analysis (55 PDD, 17 DLB and 49 PDND). We carried out topographical and semi-quantitative assessment of Lewy bodies (LB), Aβ plaque...
Medical Subject Headings: mental disorders
free text keywords: alpha-synuclein, Aβ, dementia, Lewy bodies, neuropathology, Parkinson's disease, Pathology and Forensic Medicine, Physiology (medical), Neurology, Histology, Clinical Neurology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, 1103 Clinical Sciences, 1109 Neurosciences, 1702 Cognitive Science, Lewy body, medicine.disease, medicine, Apolipoprotein E, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Pathology, medicine.medical_specialty, business.industry, business, Temporal cortex, Dementia with Lewy bodies
Funded by
Establishment of the Bioinformatics ERA Chair at the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 669026
  • Funding stream: H2020 | CSA
Imaging of Neuroinflammation in Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 278850
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP1 | HEALTH
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