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Alzheimer’s Disease. Epidemiology, Neuropathology, Neurochemistry, and Clinics

Part of the book series: Key Topics in Brain Research (KEYTOPICS)

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Table of contents (64 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIX
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. The aging brain and its disorders

      • A. Carlsson
      Pages 7-20
  3. Epidemiology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 21-21
    2. Epidemiology of Alzheimer’s disease

      • H. Häfner
      Pages 23-39
    3. A proposed classification of familial Alzheimer’s disease based on analysis of 32 multigeneration pedigrees

      • T. D. Bird, J. P. Hughes, S. M. Sumi, D. Nochlin, G. D. Schellenberg, T. H. Lampe et al.
      Pages 51-57
  4. Neuropathology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 59-59
    2. Quantitative investigations of presenile and senile changes of the human entorhinal region

      • H. Heinsen, L. Abel, S. Heckers, Y. L. Heinsen, H. Beckmann, P. Riederer et al.
      Pages 93-97
    3. Morphology of neurofibrillary tangles and senile plaques

      • J. Flament-Durand, J. P. Brion
      Pages 105-122
    4. Molecular and cellular changes associated with neurofibrillary tangles and senile plaques

      • J-P. Brion, M. E. Cheetham, M. Coleman, G. Dale, J-M. Gallo, D. P. Hanger et al.
      Pages 131-139
    5. Brain abnormalities in aged monkeys: a model sharing features with Alzheimer’s disease

      • D. L. Price, E. H. Koo, S. S. Sisodia, L. J. Martin, L. C. Walker, C. A. Kitt et al.
      Pages 141-150
    6. Aged dogs: an animal model to study beta-protein amyloidogenesis

      • H. M. Wisniewski, J. Wegiel, J. Morys, C. Bancher, Z. Soltysiak, K. S. Kim
      Pages 151-168
  5. Immuncytochemistry

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 169-169

Keywords

  • Alzheimer
  • Parkinson
  • SPECT
  • alzheimer's disease
  • brain
  • computed tomography (CT)
  • dementia
  • depression
  • diagnosis
  • electroencephalography (EEG)
  • epidemiology
  • genetics
  • neurochemistry
  • neuropathology
  • positron emission tomography (PET)

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Psychiatry, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Federal Republic of Germany

    Konrad Maurer, Peter Riederer, Helmut Beckmann

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Alzheimer’s Disease. Epidemiology, Neuropathology, Neurochemistry, and Clinics

  • Editors: Konrad Maurer, Peter Riederer, Helmut Beckmann

  • Series Title: Key Topics in Brain Research

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7091-3396-5

  • Publisher: Springer Vienna

  • eBook Packages: Springer Book Archive

  • Copyright Information: Springer-Verlag Wien 1990

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-211-82197-8

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-7091-3396-5

  • Series ISSN: 0934-1420

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XIX, 585

  • Number of Illustrations: 172 b/w illustrations, 9 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Psychiatry, Neurology, Neuroscience, Pathology, Nuclear Medicine, Endocrinology

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Softcover Book USD 109.00
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