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Living with Dementia

Aortic Valve Stenosis

Gentler heart surgery remains without signs of dementia

Aortic valve stenosis is the most frequent heart valve defect of older people in Europe – the cause is usually increasing calcification of this important valve. In patients at high and excessive risk, conventional cardiac surgery is often no therapeutic option. For these patients, transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) remains the only opportunity. However,… Gentler heart surgery remains without signs of dementia   

Alzheimer’s Disease

cardiac surgery2 - sleep loss1 - insulin-like growth factor-11 - perchloroethylene1 - mental impairment1 - apoe genotype1 - frontal lobe pathology1 - hearing loss1 - disease progression1 - ziprasidone1 - amyloid beta precursor protein1 - degree of dementia1 - hippocampus6 - symptoms of dementia3 - structural changes1 - diet control1 - hypertension3 - beta secretase1 - mood swings1 - parkinson's disease59 - mmse1 - mild traumatic brain injury1 - cognitive deficits1 - learning skills1 - neuritic plaque1 - numeracy1 - tau tangles1 - lipid-lowering drugs1 - atorvastatin1 - amyvid2 -