publication . Other literature type . Article . 2007

Cognitive impairment in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

G. N. Levitsky; V. M. Gilod; R. V. Chub;
  • Published: 01 Nov 2007
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
To determine cognitive and emotional status in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).One hundred sixteen patients were examined.Frontotemporal cognitive changes (CC) were found in 35.3% of patients (medium log rank on the Frontotemporal dementia rating scale was 1.47 [1.92; 1.26], and 4.2% patients had frank dementia (medium log rank -0.4 [1.07; -3.09]). The average degree by the Montreal cognitive scale in patients with CC was 21.7±4.4. 48,9% patients had mixed (executive and speech) symptoms, 34% had frontal (executive) symptoms, 4.2% had temporal (visual and spatial) deficits, and 4.2% had isolated behavioral symptoms. There was no patients with i...
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2007

Cognitive impairment in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

G. N. Levitsky; V. M. Gilod; R. V. Chub;