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Age-associated Neurological Diseases

  • Lüder Deecke
  • Peter Dal-Bianco

Part of the Journal of Neural Transmission book series (NEURAL SUPPL, volume 33)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VIII
  2. A. Starr, H. Pratt, H. Michalewski, J. Patterson, G. Barrett, F. Swire et al.
    Pages 7-12
  3. W.-D. Heiss, J. Kessler, B. Szelies, M. Grond, G. Fink, K. Herholz
    Pages 13-19
  4. F. Seitelberger, H. Lassmann, C. Bancher
    Pages 27-33
  5. H. Lechner, G. Bertha
    Pages 49-52
  6. C. Lind, M. Mraz, C. Wöber, I. Marschall, L. Deecke, P. Dal-Bianco
    Pages 53-58
  7. P. Dal-Bianco, J. Maly, Ch. Wöber, C. Lind, G. Koch, J. Hufgard et al.
    Pages 59-63
  8. P. Bongioanni, F. Dadone, M. Donato
    Pages 65-71
  9. K. Strenn, P. Dal-Bianco, H. Weghaupt, G. Koch, C. Vass, I. Gottlob
    Pages 73-80
  10. I. Marschall, P. Dal-Bianco, J. Maly, E. Auff, J. Hufgard, M. Mraz et al.
    Pages 81-92
  11. E. Karamat, J. Ilmberger, W. Poewe, F. Gerstenbrand
    Pages 93-97
  12. E. Auff, A. Doppelbauer, E. Fertl
    Pages 105-110
  13. L. Santambrogio, G. Bellomo, M. Mercuri, R. Paltriccia, G. Ciuffetti, E. Mannarino
    Pages 111-114
  14. P. Vieregge, G. Ziemens, A. Piosinski, M. Freudenberg, D. Kömpf
    Pages 119-124
  15. D. Wimberger, L. Prayer, J. Kramer, H. Binder, H. Imhof
    Pages 133-140
  16. A. V. Ungern-Sternberg, M. Küthmann, G. Weimann
    Pages 149-155
  17. H. Bergmann, M. Küthmann, A. v. Ungern-Sternberg, V. G. Weimann
    Pages 157-161
  18. Back Matter
    Pages 163-165

About this book

Introduction

The papers compiled in this supplementum are a selection of the best con­ th tributions presented at the 19 Central-European Neurological Symposium (CNS 19) held on June 29 - July 1, 1989 in Vienna. The main topic of this conference was degenerative and age-associated neurological diseases. In recent decades life expectancy has dramatically increased, at least in the industrialized countries. This has led to extreme distortions of the so-called population pyramids that no longer look like such but begin to almost resemble cylinders. As a consequence of this "overaging" of the population, diseases that are associated with age have become much more common than before. It was thus more than reasonable to devote a congress of the CNS series to these important neurological diseases. The following fields of interest are covered: Age-associated memory impairment (AAMI), Alzheimer's and other dementias, Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, stroke and others. Concerning the de men­ tias, some papers deal with diagnosis employing neuro-imaging methods such as MRI, CT, PET and SPECT, others using electrophysiological methods. An important aspect in the early preclinical diagnosis of dementia is the inclusion of neuropsychological tests to enhance the chance of effec­ tive early treatment. Also drugs that are now under clinical investigation are discussed and preliminary results are presented.

Keywords

Alzheimer PET Parkinson SPECT Syndrom alzheimer's disease brain dementia diagnosis epidemiology magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) physiology positron emission tomography (PET) rehabilitation research

Editors and affiliations

  • Lüder Deecke
    • 1
  • Peter Dal-Bianco
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurologyUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7091-9135-4
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Vienna 1991
  • Publisher Name Springer, Vienna
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-211-82261-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-7091-9135-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0303-6995
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