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CAIDE Dementia Risk Score and biomarkers of neurodegeneration in memory clinic patients without dementia
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Aging Research Center (ARC), (together with KI). Karolinska Institutet, Sweden; University of Eastern Finland, Finland.
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Aging Research Center (ARC), (together with KI). Jönköping University, Sweden.
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2016 (English)In: Neurobiology of Aging, ISSN 0197-4580, E-ISSN 1558-1497, Vol. 42, 124-131 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The aim of this study was to explore cross-sectional associations between Cardiovascular Risk Factors, Aging and Dementia Study (CAIDE) Dementia Risk Score and dementia-related cerebrospinal fluid and neuroimaging biomarkers in 724 patients without dementia from the Memory Clinic at Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, Sweden. We additionally evaluated the score's capacity to predict dementia. Two risk score versions were calculated: one including age, gender, obesity, hyperlipidemia, and hypertension; and one additionally including apolipoprotein E (APOE) epsilon 4 carrier status. Cerebrospinal fluid was analyzed for amyloid beta (A beta), total tau, and phosphorylated tau. Visual assessments of medial temporal lobe atrophy (MTA), global cortical atrophy-frontal subscale, and Fazekas scale for white matter changes (WMC) were performed. Higher CAIDE Dementia Risk Score (version without APOE) was significantly associated with higher total tau, more severe MTA, WMC, and global cortical atrophy-frontal subscale. Higher CAIDE Dementia Risk Score (version with APOE) was associated with reduced A beta, more severe MTA, and WMC. CAIDE Dementia Risk Score version with APOE seemed to predict dementia better in this memory clinic population with short follow-up than the version without APOE.

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2016. Vol. 42, 124-131 p.
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Mild cognitive impairment, Subjective cognitive impairment, CAIDE dementia risk score, Neurodegeneration, Amyloid beta, Tau
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Geriatrics Neurosciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-131196DOI: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2016.03.007ISI: 000375129500014PubMedID: 27143429OAI: diva2:938890
Available from: 2016-06-17 Created: 2016-06-14 Last updated: 2016-06-17Bibliographically approved

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