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copertina di Vascular Cognitive Impairment in Clinical Practice

Vascular Cognitive Impairment in Clinical Practice

di Wahlund - Erkinjuntti - Gauthier  • 2009  • dettagli prodotto

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Vascular cognitive impairment is the second most common cause of dementia after Alzheimer’s disease and is expected to grow in prevalence with the aging global population. The purpose of this authoritative book is to give a broad clinical perspective on vascular cognitive impairment and create a foundation for the implementation of good dementia care.Table of Contents List of contributorsPrefacePart I. Diagnosis: 1. Diagnosing vascular cognitive impairment and dementia – concepts and controversies Timo Erkinjuntti and Serge Gauthier2. Vascular cognitive impairment - prodrome to VaD? Adriane Mayda and Charles DeCarli3. Clinical evaluation: a systematic but user-friendly approach Oscar L. Lopez and David A. Wolk4. Cognitive functioning in vascular dementia before and after diagnosis Erika J. Laukka, Sari Karlsson, Stuart W. S. MacDonald and Lars Bäckman5. Structural neuroimaging: CT and MRI Wiesje M. van der Flier, Salka S. Staekenborg, Frederik Barkhof and Philip Scheltens6. Functional imaging in vascular dementia – clinical practice Lars-Olof Wahlund and Rimma Axelsson7. Biomarkers in vascular dementia Anders Wallin and Tuula PirttiläPart II. Pathophysiology: 8. Physio-pathology of large vessel vascular dementia Leonardo Pantoni, Francesca Pescini and Anna Poggesi9. Small vessel diseases of the brain Raj N. Kalaria and Timo Erkinjuntti10. White matter changes Franz Fazekas, Christian Enzinger, Stefan Ropele and Reinhold Schmidt11. Hereditary forms of cerebrovascular amyloidosis Agueda Rostagno and Jorge Ghiso12. Role of vascular risk factors in dementia Chengxuan Qiu and Laura Fratiglioni13. Cardiovascular disease, cognitive decline, and dementia Angela L. Jefferson and Emelia J. Benjamin14. Vascular factors in Alzheimer's disease: from diagnostic dichotomy to integrative etiology Miia Kivipelto, Alina Solomon and Tiia NganduPart III. Treatment: 15. Treatment of cognitive changes Serge Gauthier and Timo Erkinjuntti16. Treatment of functional decline Lena Borell17. Treatment of behavioral symptoms in vascular dementia Catherine Cole and Alistair Burns18. Control of vascular risk factors Deborah Gustafson and Ingmar SkoogIndex.


ISBN: 9780521875370

Titolo: Vascular Cognitive Impairment in Clinical Practice


Editore: Cambridge University Press

Volume: Unico

Edizione: 2009

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina rigida

Misure: 19x25 cm

Pagine: 254

Peso: 0.7 kg