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CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
2014

Mild Parkinsonian Signs in the Elderly – Is There an Association with PD?...

Background: Mild parkinsonian signs (MPS) are common in the elderly population, and have been associated with vascular diseases, mild cognitive impairment and dementia; however their relation to Parkinson’s disease (PD) is unclear. Hypothesizing that individuals with MPS may reflect a pre-stage of...
San Francisco: PloS one, 2014
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CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
2011

Influence of Different Cut-Off Values on the Diagnosis of Mild Cognitive...

Comparable to Alzheimer’s disease, mild cognitive impairment in Parkinson’s disease (PD-MCI) is associated with an increased risk for dementia. However different definitions of PD-MCI may have varying predictive accuracy for dementia. In a cohort of 101 nondemented Parkinson patients who underwent...
London: Hindawi, 2011
Article / Chapter
CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
2011

Poor Trail Making Test Performance Is Directly Associated with Altered...

Background: Deterioration of executive functions in the elderly has been associated with impairments in walking performance. This may be caused by limited cognitive flexibility and working memory, but could also be caused by altered prioritization of simultaneously performed tasks. To disentangle these...
San Francisco: PloS one, 2011