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Table 4 Studies reporting differences in cognitive decline

From: A systematic review of cognitive decline in dementia with Lewy bodies versus Alzheimer’s disease

Study Cognitive function Impairment Contrast group Test
Olichney et al ., 1998 [[3]] Total score AD/DLB AD MMSE
Kraybill et al l., 2005 [[15]] Total score AD/DLB AD and DLB MMSE, DRS
Nelson et al ., 2009 [[16]] Total score AD/DLB AD and DLB MMSE
Heyman et al ., 1999 [[18]] Delayed recall AD AD/DLB CERAD
Stavitsky et al ., 2006 [[19]] Recognition AD DLB HVLT-R
Ballard et al ., 1996 [[17]] Verbal fluency DLB AD CAMCOG
  1. AD, Alzheimer’s disease; AD/DLB, mixed pathology; DLB, dementia with Lewy bodies;
  2. CAMCOG, Cambridge cognitive examination; CERAD, Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer’s Disease evaluation; DRS, dementia rating scale; HVLT-R, Hopkins verbal learning test-revised; MMSE, mini mental state examination.