Title: Diagnostische en therapeutische aanpak van milde cognitieve stoornissen (mild cognitive impairment) bij ouderen
Authors: Luyckx, Kristien
Vandenberghe, Rik
Vandenbulcke, Mathieu
Boonen, Steven
Tournoy, Jos # ×
Issue Date: Jan-2011
Publisher: Nederlandstalige Medische Faculteiten in België
Series Title: Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde vol:67 issue:1 pages:36-43
Abstract: Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is an earlier foretoken
of cognitive decline than very early dementia
(among which Alzheimer’s Disease). There are
no internationally accepted diagnostic criteria. The
diagnosis is based on clinical evaluation, neuropsychological
examination, laboratory investigations,
biomarkers and neurological imaging. MCI is
Actually therapeutical medical options do not exist,
and management focuses on lifestyle strategies such
as physical exercises and social activities, prevention
strategies and treatment of non-cognitive symptoms.
Education and support remain essential for
both patients and relatives. New therapies which are
currently being developed for Alzheimer’s Disease,
may possibly also be effective for MCI.
ISSN: 0371-683X
VABB publication type: VABB-1
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: AT
Appears in Collections:Gerontology and Geriatrics
Research Group Experimental Neurology
Research Group Psychiatry
Laboratory for Cognitive Neurology
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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