Affiliation: University of California
- Diagnostic criteria for the behavioral variant of frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD): current limitations and future directionsKatya Rascovsky
Memory and Aging Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 21:S14-8. 2007..In this article, we discuss the limitations of current diagnostic criteria and propose the establishment of an international consortium to revise diagnostic and research criteria for the behavioral variant of frontotemporal dementia...
- 'The quicksand of forgetfulness': semantic dementia in One hundred years of solitudeKatya Rascovsky
Memory and Aging Center, UCSF Department of Neurology, San Francisco, CA 94143 1207, USA
Brain 132:2609-16. 2009..The novel also provides an inspiring and human account of one town's fight against 'the quicksand of forgetfulness'...
- Disparate letter and semantic category fluency deficits in autopsy-confirmed frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer's diseaseKatya Rascovsky
Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
Neuropsychology 21:20-30. 2007..These unique patterns of letter and semantic category fluency deficits may be indicative of differences in the relative contribution of frontal-lobe-mediated retrieval deficits and temporal-lobe-mediated semantic deficits in FTD and AD...
- Early features in frontotemporal dementiaAna María Villamizar Caycedo
Memory and Aging Center, Department of Neurology, UCSF, USA
Curr Alzheimer Res 6:337-40. 2009..Treatment is currently focused around symptoms but disease-modifying therapies seem feasible...
- Distinct cognitive profiles and rates of decline on the Mattis Dementia Rating Scale in autopsy-confirmed frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer's diseaseKatya Rascovsky
Memory and Aging Center, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14:373-83. 2008..8 points/year) on MDRS total and specific subscale scores. These results suggest that the MDRS may be a useful adjunct to other clinical measures for distinguishing FTD from AD and tracking the progression of the disorder...
- Self-appraisal in behavioural variant frontotemporal degenerationLauren Massimo
Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Gates Building, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 84:148-53. 2013..We examined whether a domain-specific versus multi-domain model best explains degraded self-appraisal in bvFTD...
- Frontal paralimbic network atrophy in very mild behavioral variant frontotemporal dementiaWilliam W Seeley
UCSF Memory and Aging Center, University of California San Francisco, 350 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 1207, USA
Arch Neurol 65:249-55. 2008..Behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD) strikes hardest at the frontal lobes, but the sites of earliest injury remain unclear...
- Sensitivity of revised diagnostic criteria for the behavioural variant of frontotemporal dementiaKatya Rascovsky
Department of Neurology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 3 West Gates, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Brain 134:2456-77. 2011..Future studies will be needed to establish the reliability and specificity of these revised diagnostic guidelines...
- The Philadelphia Brief Assessment of Cognition (PBAC): a validated screening measure for dementiaDavid J Libon
Department of Neurology, Drexel University College of Medicine, 245 North 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
Clin Neuropsychol 25:1314-30. 2011..The PBAC is a valid tool and able to assesses differential patterns neuropsychological/behavioral impairment in a broad range of neurodegenerative conditions...
- The early neuropsychological and behavioral characteristics of frontotemporal dementiaDana Wittenberg
Memory and Aging Center, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
Neuropsychol Rev 18:91-102. 2008..As this review underscores, frontotemporal dementia remains a powerful model for studying brain-behavior relationships...
- International approaches to frontotemporal dementia diagnosis: from social cognition to neuropsychologyBruce L Miller
UCSF Memory and Aging Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
Ann Neurol 54:S7-10. 2003
- ApoE and TDP-43 neuropathology in two siblings with familial FTLD-motor neuron diseaseKeith A Vossel
a Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
Neurocase . 2012..Although differences seen in a sibling pair could arise due to chance, these findings raise the possibility that apoE4 exacerbates brain pathology in FTLD through formation of neurotoxic apoE fragments and interactions with TDP-43...