Vol. 37 (2) 2016 Neuro endocrinology letters

Multi-infarct dementia and Alzheimer disease, contribution of cerebral circulation ultrasonography to pathogenesis and differential diagnosis. Value of microembolisation.

OBJECTIVES: Dementias are one of the most serious health and socioeconomic issues. Multi-infarct dementia (MID) and Alzheimer´s type dementia (AD) exhibit differences in cerebrovascular blood flow velocity profiles and in presence of microemboli, detected by transcranial Doppler sonography.