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Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia in population-based studies

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Title: Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia in population-based studies
Authors: Ribbe, Mats
Issue Date: 30-Mar-2021
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry
Parts of work: 1) A Population-Based Study on Dementia and Stroke in 97 year olds. Andersson M, Guo X, Börjesson-Hanson A, Liebetrau M, Östling S, and Skoog I. Age & Ageing 2012;41: 529-533.

2) Amyloid β42 and Total Tau Levels in Cerebrospinal Fluid Associate with Survival in an 85-Year-Old Population-Based Cohort Followed until Death. Ribbe M, Kern S, Börjesson Hansson A, Östling S, Zetterberg H, Blennow K, Skoog I. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 2019;47:114-124.

3) Time trends in blood pressure and dementia. Ribbe M., Kern S., Wetterberg H., Rydén L., Zettergren A., Guo X. and Skoog I. Submitted.

4) The Effect of High Blood Pressure on Alzheimer’s Specific Brain Regions. Ribbe M., Kern S., Machado A., Lindberg O., Westman E., Zetterberg H., Blennow K., Zettergren A. and Skoog I. Submitted.
Date of Defence: 2021-04-23
Disputation: Fredagen den 23 april 2021, kl 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Alzheimer’s disease
cerebrospinal fluid
magnetic resonance imaging
vascular dementia
Abstract: Dementia, a clinical syndrome with several profiles and causes, is characterised by a decline in cognitive functions, including memory, learning, executive function, attention, language, and social ability. The most common forms of dementia are Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia. As life expectancy is increasing worldwide and age is one of the strongest risk factors for dementia, the prevalence of dementia will likely increase. This thesis explores pathophysiological hallmarks of Alzheime... more
ISBN: 978-91-8009-258-6 (TRYCK)
978-91-8009-259-3 (PDF)
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