Recent Advances in Dementia Diagnosis

 

The assessment of Dementia in needed to rule out similar symptoms showing to such diseases such as depression, delirium which is curable. It is necessary to provide time to Dementia patients to plan future and make them literate about the possible effects in the  future. There are various tests for diagnosing Dementia such as Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE), Mental Score Test, Trail Making Test.  MMSE test include series of exercises in which various problems are checked with memory, speech, ability to respond. Blood test is also done to check levels of vitamin B12 and Thyroid hormones , which may be responsible. Brain scans such as MRI and CT scans used for checking brain tumor and Strokes in Vascular Dementia. Neurology gatherings talked rigorously on Dementia Diagnosis and it is always misleading to different conditions like Parkinson’s' disease. Hence discovery and establishment of  new methodologies and techniques for analysis is in the urge for the Dementia society for dependable diagnosis methods. 

  • Track 1-1 Biomarkers for diagnosis
  • Track 2-2 Brain MRI scan techniques
  • Track 3-3 Neuro Psychological Testing
  • Track 4-4 Mini mental state examination
  • Track 5-5 Neuro imaging
  • Track 6-6 Clock drawing test
  • Track 7-7 Measuring proteins in blood
  • Track 8-8 Geriatric depression scale
  • Track 9-9 Mental score test

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