Ageing and Dementia Current and Future Concepts

  • Kurt A. Jellinger
  • Reinhold Schmidt
  • Manfred Windisch

Part of the Journal of Neural Transmission. Supplementa book series (NEURAL SUPPL, volume 62)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VIII
  2. K. A. Jellinger
    Pages 1-23
  3. E. J. van Dijk, N. D. Prins, S. E. Vermeer, P. J. Koudstaaf, M. M. B. Breteler
    Pages 25-39
  4. P. Kapeller, R. Schmidt, Ch. Enzinger, S. Ropele, F. Fazekas
    Pages 41-45
  5. R. Schmidt, F. Fazekas, C. Enzinger, S. Ropele, P. Kapeller, H. Schmidt
    Pages 47-52
  6. G. Perry, A. Nunomura, A. D. Cash, M. A. Taddeo, K. Hirai, G. Aliev et al.
    Pages 69-75
  7. E. Kienzl, K. Jellinger, B. Janetzky, H. Steindl, J. Bergmann
    Pages 87-95
  8. P. Fischer, S. Jungwirth, W. Krampla, S. Weissgram, W. Kirchmeyr, W. Schreiber et al.
    Pages 105-116
  9. A. Kurz, M. Riemenschneider, A. Drzezga, N. Lautenschlager
    Pages 127-133
  10. F. A. Schmitt, D. Cragar, J. W. Ashford, B. Reisberg, S. Ferris, H.-J. Möbius et al.
    Pages 135-148
  11. M. Windisch, B. Hutter-Paier, E. Schreiner
    Pages 149-164
  12. A. Fisher, R. Brandeis, R. Haring, N. Bar-Ner, M. Kliger-Spatz, N. Natan et al.
    Pages 189-202

About these proceedings

Introduction

Epidemiological studies, modern clinical, neuroimaging, neuropsychological, molecular biological, and genetic studies have considerably enhanced our knowledge about ageing processes of the human brain, its sequelae, diagnostic, and therapeutic possibilities and limits. In addition to Alzheimer's disease and other degenerative dementias, the impact of cerebrovascular lesions and their risk factors in the pathogenesis of cognitive disorders of the aged are increasingly acknowledged, and the recognition of mild cognitive impairment as a frequent initial stage of developing dementia is becoming an increasingly important diagnostic and therapeutic problem. The included papers were presented at the 7th International Symposium in Graz, Sept. 2001 and give a timely overview of the current and future concepts of pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment strategies of pathological brain ageing and dementias, early recognition of mild cognitive impairment and future possiblities of prevention of dementing processes.

Keywords

Alzheimer Alzheimer's disease ageing aging dementia diagnosis epidemiology neuroimaging

Editors and affiliations

  • Kurt A. Jellinger
    • 1
  • Reinhold Schmidt
    • 2
  • Manfred Windisch
    • 3
  1. 1.Institut für Klinische NeurobiologieWienAustria
  2. 2.Universitätsklinik für NeurologieGrazAustria
  3. 3.JWS Research Forschungslabor GmbHGrazAustria

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7091-6139-5
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Wien 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Vienna
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-211-83796-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-7091-6139-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0303-6995
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