Reinhold Schmidt

Summary

Affiliation: University of Graz
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain in diabetes: the Cardiovascular Determinants of Dementia (CASCADE) Study
    Reinhold Schmidt
    Department of Neurology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
    Diabetes 53:687-92. 2004
  2. doi request reprint MRI-detected white matter lesions: do they really matter?
    Reinhold Schmidt
    Division of Special Neurology, Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Neural Transm (Vienna) 118:673-81. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Cognition, gender, and functional abilities in Alzheimer's disease: how are they related?
    Thomas Benke
    Department of Neurology, Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Alzheimers Dis 35:247-52. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Levodopa changes brain motor network function during ankle movements in Parkinson's disease
    Petra Schwingenschuh
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 22, 8036, Graz, Austria
    J Neural Transm (Vienna) 120:423-33. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint White matter lesion progression in LADIS: frequency, clinical effects, and sample size calculations
    Reinhold Schmidt
    Department of Neurology, Statistics and Documentation Medical University Graz, Austria
    Stroke 43:2643-7. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Vascular risk factors, white matter hyperintensities and hippocampal volume in normal elderly individuals
    Thomas Gattringer
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 33:29-34. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Lesion probability maps of white matter hyperintensities in elderly individuals: results of the Austrian stroke prevention study
    Christian Enzinger
    Department of Neurology, Medical University Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 22, 8036 Graz, Austria
    J Neurol 253:1064-70. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of our genes: consequences of the apolipoprotein E polymorphism in Alzheimer disease and multiple sclerosis
    Franz Fazekas
    Department of Neurology, Medical University Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 22, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    J Neurol Sci 245:35-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein, carotid atherosclerosis, and cerebral small-vessel disease: results of the Austrian Stroke Prevention Study
    Reinhold Schmidt
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 22, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Stroke 37:2910-6. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Progression of cerebral white matter lesions -- clinical and radiological considerations
    Christian Enzinger
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 22, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    J Neurol Sci 257:5-10. 2007

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Publications66

  1. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain in diabetes: the Cardiovascular Determinants of Dementia (CASCADE) Study
    Reinhold Schmidt
    Department of Neurology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
    Diabetes 53:687-92. 2004
    ..Cognitive and pathological data are needed to determine the clinical significance of these findings as well as to understand the mechanisms underlying these associations...
  2. doi request reprint MRI-detected white matter lesions: do they really matter?
    Reinhold Schmidt
    Division of Special Neurology, Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Neural Transm (Vienna) 118:673-81. 2011
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  3. doi request reprint Cognition, gender, and functional abilities in Alzheimer's disease: how are they related?
    Thomas Benke
    Department of Neurology, Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Alzheimers Dis 35:247-52. 2013
    ..Few studies have investigated in detail which factors influence activities of daily (ADL) in Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  4. doi request reprint Levodopa changes brain motor network function during ankle movements in Parkinson's disease
    Petra Schwingenschuh
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 22, 8036, Graz, Austria
    J Neural Transm (Vienna) 120:423-33. 2013
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  5. ncbi request reprint White matter lesion progression in LADIS: frequency, clinical effects, and sample size calculations
    Reinhold Schmidt
    Department of Neurology, Statistics and Documentation Medical University Graz, Austria
    Stroke 43:2643-7. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Vascular risk factors, white matter hyperintensities and hippocampal volume in normal elderly individuals
    Thomas Gattringer
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 33:29-34. 2012
    ..To what extent vascular risk factors and white matter hyperintensities (WMH) affect hippocampal volume (HV) in asymptomatic elderly subjects and thus may impact such a predictive capacity is controversial...
  7. ncbi request reprint Lesion probability maps of white matter hyperintensities in elderly individuals: results of the Austrian stroke prevention study
    Christian Enzinger
    Department of Neurology, Medical University Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 22, 8036 Graz, Austria
    J Neurol 253:1064-70. 2006
    ..While this increase in extension is frequently seen as evidence for a continuum of changes, histological data and clinical follow-up suggest differences in underlying pathology and their progression...
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of our genes: consequences of the apolipoprotein E polymorphism in Alzheimer disease and multiple sclerosis
    Franz Fazekas
    Department of Neurology, Medical University Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 22, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    J Neurol Sci 245:35-9. 2006
    ..In summary we presently may assume only subtle effects of the apoE polymorphism on the course of MS. These effects are probably further modulated by other genes and need further investigation...
  9. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein, carotid atherosclerosis, and cerebral small-vessel disease: results of the Austrian Stroke Prevention Study
    Reinhold Schmidt
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 22, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Stroke 37:2910-6. 2006
    ..We examined the associations between CRP, carotid atherosclerosis, white matter lesions, and lacunes as manifestations of cerebral large- and small-vessel disease...
  10. ncbi request reprint Progression of cerebral white matter lesions -- clinical and radiological considerations
    Christian Enzinger
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 22, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    J Neurol Sci 257:5-10. 2007
    ..Power calculations based on quantitative data of the Austrian Stroke Prevention Study (ASPS) suggest that such studies would be feasible...
  11. doi request reprint Diffusion-weighted imaging and cognition in the leukoariosis and disability in the elderly study
    Reinhold Schmidt
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 22, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Stroke 41:e402-8. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that ultrastructural abnormalities of the normal-appearing brain tissue (NABT) assessed by diffusion-weighted imaging played a major and independent role...
  12. pmc Microstructural tissue damage in normal appearing brain tissue accumulates with Framingham Stroke Risk Profile Score: magnetization transfer imaging results of the Austrian Stroke Prevention Study
    Nina Homayoon
    Department of Neurology, Division of Special Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 115:1317-21. 2013
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  13. ncbi request reprint Progression of leukoaraiosis and cognition
    Reinhold Schmidt
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Stroke 38:2619-25. 2007
    ..Progression of leukoaraiosis relates to cognitive decline, but this association is complex and modulated by other morphological factors like brain atrophy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Subcortical vascular cognitive impairment: similarities and differences with multiple sclerosis
    Reinhold Schmidt
    Department of Neurology, Medical University Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 22, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    J Neurol Sci 245:3-7. 2006
    ..Involvement of these common functional anatomical structures and their modulatory transmitter systems has now led to common interventional approaches such as the use of cholinesterase inhibitors...
  15. doi request reprint Predictors of patient dependence in mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease
    Thomas Benke
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Alzheimers Dis 43:443-9. 2015
    ..Patient dependence has rarely been studied in mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  16. pmc Brain activity changes in cognitive networks in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis - insights from a longitudinal FMRI study
    Marisa Loitfelder
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    PLoS ONE 9:e93715. 2014
    ..We assessed brain activation changes over time in MS patients using a cognitive fMRI paradigm and examined correlations with clinical and cognitive status and brain morphology...
  17. pmc Driving cessation and dementia: results of the prospective registry on dementia in Austria (PRODEM)
    Stephan Seiler
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neurogeriatrics, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    PLoS ONE 7:e52710. 2012
    ..To assess the influence of cognitive, functional and behavioral factors, co-morbidities as well as caregiver characteristics on driving cessation in dementia patients...
  18. pmc Abnormalities of resting state functional connectivity are related to sustained attention deficits in MS
    Marisa Loitfelder
    Medical University of Graz, Department of Neurology, Graz, Austria
    PLoS ONE 7:e42862. 2012
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  19. doi request reprint B vitamins and magnetic resonance imaging-detected ischemic brain lesions in patients with recent transient ischemic attack or stroke: the VITAmins TO Prevent Stroke (VITATOPS) MRI-substudy
    Margherita Cavalieri
    Medical University of Graz, Department of Neurology, Division of Neurogeriatrics, Auenbruggerplatz 22, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Stroke 43:3266-70. 2012
    ..In a substudy of the VITAmins TO Prevent Stroke (VITATOPS) trial, we assessed the hypothesis that the addition of once-daily supplements of B vitamins would reduce the progression of CSVD-related brain lesions...
  20. doi request reprint White matter hyperintensities alter functional organization of the motor system
    Patricia Linortner
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Neurobiol Aging 33:197.e1-9. 2012
    ..This suggests compensatory activation related to disturbance of frontosubcortical circuits...
  21. doi request reprint Vascular dementia and Alzheimer's disease - are we in a dead-end road?
    Margherita Cavalieri
    Division of Special Neurology, Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Neurodegener Dis 7:122-6. 2010
    ..Most importantly, vascular lesions, even if subtle, exert significant effects on the patients' cognitive functioning if they coexist with AD pathology...
  22. ncbi request reprint White matter lesion progression, brain atrophy, and cognitive decline: the Austrian stroke prevention study
    Reinhold Schmidt
    Department of Neurology, Medical University Graz, Austria
    Ann Neurol 58:610-6. 2005
    ....
  23. pmc Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping in Parkinson's Disease
    Christian Langkammer
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    PLoS ONE 11:e0162460. 2016
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Validation of "laboratory-supported" criteria for functional (psychogenic) tremor
    Petra Schwingenschuh
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Mov Disord 31:555-62. 2016
    ..In a small group of patients, we have previously shown that a combination of electrophysiological tests was able to distinguish functional (psychogenic) tremor and organic tremor with excellent sensitivity and specificity...
  25. doi request reprint R2* mapping for brain iron: associations with cognition in normal aging
    Christine Ghadery
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Neurobiol Aging 36:925-32. 2015
    ..We conclude that higher R2*-determined iron in the basal ganglia correlates with cognitive impairment during brain aging independent of concomitant brain abnormalities. The prognostic significance of this finding needs to be determined...
  26. doi request reprint Functional connectivity analyses using emulated and conventional resting-state data: parts versus the whole story
    Marisa Loitfelder
    1 Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Brain Connect 4:842-8. 2014
    ..Higher-level contrasts, however, yielded different results attesting to a significant impact of employed methodology...
  27. pmc Association between higher plasma lutein, zeaxanthin, and vitamin C concentrations and longer telomere length: results of the Austrian Stroke Prevention Study
    Abhijit Sen
    Research Unit for Genetic Epidemiology, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Center of Molecular Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:222-9. 2014
    ..To examine the association between plasma concentrations of antioxidative micronutrients and leukocyte telomere length (LTL) in elderly adults...
  28. pmc Genetic variants of the NOTCH3 gene in the elderly and magnetic resonance imaging correlates of age-related cerebral small vessel disease
    Helena Schmidt
    Institute of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Centre for Molecular Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Brain 134:3384-97. 2011
    ..Additional investigations are required to explore the biological mechanisms underlying the observed association...
  29. doi request reprint Heterogeneity in age-related white matter changes
    Reinhold Schmidt
    Division of Special Neurology, Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    Acta Neuropathol 122:171-85. 2011
    ..There is a need for additional pre- and postmortem studies in humans, including these new imaging techniques...
  30. doi request reprint High-grade internal carotid artery stenosis and chronic brain damage: a volumetric magnetic resonance imaging study
    Christian Enzinger
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Cerebrovasc Dis 30:540-6. 2010
    ..Experimental data suggest that high-grade vascular stenosis may induce chronic cerebral tissue damage...
  31. pmc Metabolic syndrome, brain magnetic resonance imaging, and cognition
    Margherita Cavalieri
    Division of Special Neurology, Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Diabetes Care 33:2489-95. 2010
    ..We explored cognitive impairment in metabolic syndrome in relation to brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings...
  32. doi request reprint Altered functional organization of the motor system related to ankle movements in Parkinson's disease: insights from functional MRI
    Petra Katschnig
    Department of Neurology, Division of Special Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Neural Transm (Vienna) 118:783-93. 2011
    ..The missing correlation with behavioural variables and lack of differences with the passive paradigm suggests that this excess activation is not exclusively compensatory and also not hard-wired...
  33. ncbi request reprint Lower levels of N-acetylaspartate in multiple sclerosis patients with the apolipoprotein E epsilon4 allele
    Christian Enzinger
    Department of Neurology, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    Arch Neurol 60:65-70. 2003
    ..In multiple sclerosis (MS), the epsilon4 allele of apolipoprotein E (APOE epsilon4) has been associated with more rapid clinical worsening and more severe tissue damage on magnetic resonance imaging...
  34. doi request reprint Determinants of iron accumulation in the normal aging brain
    Lukas Pirpamer
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Neurobiol Aging 43:149-55. 2016
    ..Smoking relates to iron deposition in the basal ganglia, whereas higher BMI is associated with iron content in the neocortex following an Alzheimer-like distribution. ..
  35. doi request reprint Gender-Specific Differences in Cognitive Profiles of Patients with Alzheimer's Disease: Results of the Prospective Dementia Registry Austria (PRODEM-Austria)
    Gisela Pusswald
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    J Alzheimers Dis 46:631-7. 2015
    ..Alzheimer's disease (AD) is one of the most common age-related diseases in the western world. Gender differences in neuropsychological functions are seldom evaluated in AD...
  36. doi request reprint Aging associated changes in the motor control of ankle movements in the brain
    Patricia Linortner
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Neurobiol Aging 35:2222-9. 2014
    ..Given that task performance did not vary with age, we interpret these changes as potentially compensatory for other age-related changes in the sensorimotor network responsible for control of limb function...
  37. doi request reprint Vascular cognitive impairment - an ill-defined concept with the need to define its vascular component
    Stephan Seiler
    Division of Special Neurology, Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    J Neurol Sci 322:11-6. 2012
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  38. doi request reprint Association of cardiorespiratory fitness and morphological brain changes in the elderly: results of the Austrian Stroke Prevention Study
    Abhijit Sen
    Institute of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Center of Molecular Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Neurodegener Dis 10:135-7. 2012
    ..Physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness relate to better cognitive performance. Little is known about the effects of fitness on structural brain abnormalities in the elderly...
  39. doi request reprint MRI in dementia
    Reinhold Schmidt
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 22, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 18:121-32. 2010
    ..In addition, we explore the usefulness of such techniques as surrogate markers of these diseases...
  40. doi request reprint Structural MRI in normal aging and Alzheimer's disease: white and black spots
    Margherita Cavalieri
    Division of Special Neurology, Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Neurodegener Dis 10:253-6. 2012
    ..White matter changes (WMC) and microbleeds (MBs) are common in the elderly and in patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  41. ncbi request reprint MTI of white matter hyperintensities
    Franz Fazekas
    Department of Neurology, Medical University Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 22, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Brain 128:2926-32. 2005
    ..We conclude that MTR measurements can serve to quantify WMH associated tissue damage. It is predominantly focal, relatively mild, increases with lesion size and may have remote effects on the frontal white matter...
  42. ncbi request reprint Qualitative MRI: evidence of usual aging in the brain
    Peter Kapeller
    Department of Neurology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
    Top Magn Reson Imaging 15:343-7. 2004
    ..Furthermore the meaning of darkening of the basal ganglia will be discussed and, in more general terms, the occurrence of virchow robin spaces and changes in cerebral metabolites assessable by proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy...
  43. ncbi request reprint Slow progression of white-matter changes
    Reinhold Schmidt
    Department of Neurology, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    Int Psychogeriatr 15:173-6. 2003
    ..Lesion progression had no influence on the course of neuropsychologic test performance over the observational period, but the statistical power of this analysis was low...
  44. ncbi request reprint Progression of cerebral white matter lesions: 6-year results of the Austrian Stroke Prevention Study
    Reinhold Schmidt
    Department of Neurology, Karl Franzens University Graz, A 8036, Graz, Austria
    Lancet 361:2046-8. 2003
    ..0001). Punctate white matter lesions are not progressive and are thus benign, whereas early confluent and confluent white matter abnormalities are progressive, and thus malignant...
  45. doi request reprint MRI in dementia
    Reinhold Schmidt
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 22, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Neurol Clin 27:221-36, ix. 2009
    ..In addition, we explore the usefulness of such techniques as surrogate markers of these diseases...
  46. doi request reprint Quantitation of brain tissue changes associated with white matter hyperintensities by diffusion-weighted and magnetization transfer imaging: the LADIS (Leukoaraiosis and Disability in the Elderly) study
    Stefan Ropele
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    J Magn Reson Imaging 29:268-74. 2009
    ..To explore the value of diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) and magnetization transfer imaging (MTI) for the improved detection and quantification of cerebral tissue changes associated with ageing and white matter hyperintensities (WMH)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Angiotensinogen promoter B-haplotype associated with cerebral small vessel disease enhances basal transcriptional activity
    Helena Schmidt
    Institute of Medical Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Medical University of Graz, Harrachgasse 21, 8010 Graz, Austria
    Stroke 35:2592-7. 2004
    ....
  48. doi request reprint MRI for iron mapping in Alzheimer's disease
    Christian Langkammer
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Neurodegener Dis 13:189-91. 2014
    ..It is currently unclear as to whether iron accumulation is pathogenically involved in AD or solely represents an epiphenomenon of the neurodegenerative process...
  49. doi request reprint New development in diagnosis of vascular cognitive impairment
    Margherita Cavalieri
    Division of Special Neurology, Department of Neurology, Medical University Graz, Austria
    J Neurol Sci 299:11-4. 2010
    ..Such data are the pre-requisite to further develop the currently vague concept of VCI to a clearly defined diagnostic entity...
  50. pmc Moving toward "laboratory-supported" criteria for psychogenic tremor
    Petra Schwingenschuh
    Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, UCL Institute of Neurology, London, United Kingdom
    Mov Disord 26:2509-15. 2011
    ..Our data suggest such a battery that, if supported in a prospective study, may form the basis of laboratory-supported criteria for the diagnosis of psychogenic tremor...
  51. doi request reprint Magnetization transfer imaging for in vivo detection of microstructural tissue changes in aging and dementia: a short literature review
    Stephan Seiler
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Alzheimers Dis 42:S229-37. 2014
    ..Moreover, correlative MTI-histopathologic postmortem studies are warranted to determine the full spectrum of tissue destruction underlying MTR lowering apart from demyelination. ..
  52. doi request reprint Tremor associated with Klinefelter syndrome--a case series and review of the literature
    Mariella Koegl-Wallner
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 22, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 20:323-7. 2014
    ..Previous case series suggested a link between Klinefelter syndrome (KS) and essential tremor (ET) or an ET-like syndrome...
  53. ncbi request reprint The natural course of MRI white matter hyperintensities
    Reinhold Schmidt
    Department of Neurology, Karl Franzens University, Auenbruggerplatz 22, A 8036, Graz, Austria
    J Neurol Sci 203:253-7. 2002
    ..The Austrian Stroke Prevention Study did not find an association between the evolution of WMH and cognitive functioning but the statistical power of this analysis was small and the relationship needs to be further explored...
  54. pmc Tracking of magnetite labeled nanoparticles in the rat brain using MRI
    Naira P Martínez Vera
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    PLoS ONE 9:e92068. 2014
    ..This study demonstrates the feasibility of tracking even small amounts of magnetite labeled NPs with a sensitive histogram technique in the brain of a living rodent. ..
  55. pmc Cerebellar learning distinguishes inflammatory neuropathy with and without tremor
    Petra Schwingenschuh
    Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, UK
    Neurology 80:1867-73. 2013
    ..This study aims to investigate if patients with inflammatory neuropathies and tremor have evidence of dysfunction in the cerebellum and interactions in sensorimotor cortex compared to nontremulous patients and healthy controls...
  56. ncbi request reprint Early inflammation and dementia: a 25-year follow-up of the Honolulu-Asia Aging Study
    Reinhold Schmidt
    Department of Neurology, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    Ann Neurol 52:168-74. 2002
    ..These data support the view that inflammatory markers may reflect not only peripheral disease, but also cerebral disease mechanisms related to dementia, and that these processes are measurable long before clinical symptoms appear...
  57. ncbi request reprint The association between blood pressure, hypertension, and cerebral white matter lesions: cardiovascular determinants of dementia study
    Ewoud J van Dijk
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Hypertension 44:625-30. 2004
    ..Successful treatment of hypertension may reduce this risk; however, a potential negative effect of decreasing diastolic blood pressure level on the occurrence of severe periventricular white matter lesions should be taken into account...
  58. ncbi request reprint Cerebral changes on MRI and cognitive function: the CASCADE study
    Hedvig Söderlund
    The Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Canada, and Department of Psychology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neurobiol Aging 27:16-23. 2006
    ..The findings are consistent with findings from lesion and functional neuroimaging studies...
  59. ncbi request reprint EASI - The European Autoimmunity Standardisation Initiative: a new initiative that can contribute to agreed diagnostic models of diagnosing autoimmune disorders throughout Europe
    Yehuda Shoenfeld
    Department of Medicine B and Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Sheba Medical Center Affiliated to Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1109:138-44. 2007
    ..All EASI teams will present and discuss the results of their activities with other experts in the field in an EASI Conference, which will be held biannually at the International Congress on Autoimmunity...
  60. ncbi request reprint Visual rating scales for age-related white matter changes (leukoaraiosis): can the heterogeneity be reduced?
    Leonardo Pantoni
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Stroke 33:2827-33. 2002
    ..We aimed to compare 6 widely used rating scales for leukoaraiosis and to calculate conversion coefficients of the score of 1 scale in the score of a second scale...
  61. ncbi request reprint Secondary prevention of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation: factors influencing the prescription of oral anticoagulation at discharge
    Dominique Deplanque
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Lille II, Lille, France, and Department of Neurosciences and Mental Health, Hospital Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal
    Cerebrovasc Dis 21:372-9. 2006
    ..However, OAC is still underused, even at discharge from neurological centers. The objective of this study was to identify the reasons underlying the prescription of OAC at discharge after an ischemic stroke in patients with NVAF...
  62. ncbi request reprint Bronchoscopic surfactant administration preserves gas exchange and pulmonary compliance after single lung transplantation in dogs
    Ivar Friedrich
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Martin Luther University, Halle, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:335-43. 2004
    ..Surfactant abnormalities have been implicated in reperfusion injury and respiratory failure in lung transplantation...
  63. ncbi request reprint Small vessel disease and general cognitive function in nondisabled elderly: the LADIS study
    Wiesje M van der Flier
    Alzheimer Center, Department of Neurology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 36:2116-20. 2005
    ..We investigated the independent contribution of WMH and lacunes to general cognitive function in a group of independently living elderly with varying degrees of small vessel disease...
  64. ncbi request reprint Impact of white matter hyperintensities scoring method on correlations with clinical data: the LADIS study
    Elisabeth C W van Straaten
    Department of Neurology and Alzheimer Center, VU Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 37:836-40. 2006
    ..Associations may depend on the method used for measuring WMH. We investigated the ability of different WMH scoring methods to detect differences in WMH load between groups with and without symptoms...
  65. pmc Stroke prevention and atrial fibrillation: reasons leading to an inappropriate management. Main results of the SAFE II study
    Dominique Deplanque
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Lille, France
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 57:798-806. 2004
    ..The aim of the Stroke and Atrial Fibrillation Ensemble (SAFE) II study was to identify the reasons underlying the under-utilization of oral anticoagulation (OAC) in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF)...
  66. ncbi request reprint Treatment strategies in Alzheimer's disease with a focus on early pharmacological interventions
    Josef Marksteiner
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Drugs Aging 21:415-26. 2004
    ..No disease-modifying strategy can presently be offered to patients; however, given the pace of recent research there is optimism that slowing progression of Alzheimer's disease will soon be possible...