To examine the impact of severity of global cognitive impairment on SPECT-neuropsychology correlations, we correlated a verbal memory test with brain perfusion in patients with very mild Alzheimer's disease (AD), taking into account the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) score as an index of global cognitive impairment.

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Type

Journal article

Journal

Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging

Publication Date

10/2005

Volume

32

Pages

1186 - 1192

Keywords

Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Alzheimer Disease, Cognition Disorders, Female, Humans, Male, Memory Disorders, Neuropsychological Tests, Severity of Illness Index, Statistics as Topic, Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon