Executive deficits and regional brain metabolism in Alzheimer's disease.
|Title||Executive deficits and regional brain metabolism in Alzheimer's disease.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2010|
|Authors||Woo, BKP, Harwood DG, Melrose RJ, Mandelkern MA, Campa OM, Walston A, Sultzer DL|
|Journal||International journal of geriatric psychiatry|
|Date Published||2010 Nov|
|Keywords||Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Alzheimer Disease, cerebral cortex, Cognition Disorders, Executive Function, Female, Fluorodeoxyglucose F18, Geriatric Assessment, Glucose, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Neuropsychological Tests, Positron-Emission Tomography, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Radiopharmaceuticals|
Executive deficits are common in patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD), contribute prominently to clinical disability, and may be associated with frontal lobe pathology. This study examined regional brain hypometabolism associated with executive dysfunction in patients with AD.
|Alternate Journal||Int J Geriatr Psychiatry|