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New Trends in the Diagnosis and Therapy of Alzheimer’s Disease

  • K. A. Jellinger
  • G. Ladurner
  • M. Windisch
Conference proceedings

Part of the Key Topics in Brain Research book series (KEYTOPICS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VII
  2. K. A. Jellinger, C. Bancher
    Pages 9-39
  3. L. Frölich, A. Dirr, M. E. Götz, Y. Taneli, J. Thome, K. P. Lesch et al.
    Pages 69-80
  4. M. Stemmler, K.-C. Steinwachs, H. Lehfeld, J. Jentzsch, K. Tritt, F. W. Hulla et al.
    Pages 81-89
  5. E. Ruether, R. Ritter, M. Apecechea, S. Freitag, M. Windisch
    Pages 131-141
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 143-151

About these proceedings

Introduction

Alzheimer´s Disease (AD), the most frequent cause of mental decline in the elderly represents one of the major health problems facing modern society. Despite considerable progress in the clinical diagnosis, epidemiology, structural basis, biochemistry, molecular genetics, and pharmacological aspects of AD, its etiology, molecular backgrounds, and treatment challenges are still poorly understood. This volume based on the 2nd International Symposium of EBEWE Research Initiative in October 1993 in Salzburg, Austria, is conceived as a review of our current knowledge of morphology, diagnostic clinical and imaging techniques, methodological approaches of cognitive assessment, trial designs, outcome variables and possibilities of therapy of AD and other neurodegenerative disorders. The book´s coverage is broad and it should be of interest for investigators, clinicians, and researchers involved in the problems of AD.

Keywords

Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer´s disease PET biochemistry dementia diagnosis drug epidemiology genetics magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) neurodegenerative disorders positron emission tomography (PET) research therapy

Editors and affiliations

  • K. A. Jellinger
    • 1
  • G. Ladurner
    • 2
  • M. Windisch
    • 3
  1. 1.Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Clinical NeurobiologyLainz HospitalViennaAustria
  2. 2.Department of NeurologyLandesnervenklinikSalzburgAustria
  3. 3.Department of Research and DevelopmentEbewe Pharmaceuticals Ltd.UnterachAustria

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7091-9376-1
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Vienna 1994
  • Publisher Name Springer, Vienna
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-211-82620-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-7091-9376-1
  • Series Print ISSN 0934-1420
  • Series Online ISSN 0934-1420
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