Diagnostic labels varied in nearly 40% of AD study population using different guidelines

SAN DIEGO — Diagnostic outcomes varied in nearly 40% of a study population when different criteria were used to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease, per a presenter at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference.
“We quantified the extent at which the differences in diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer’s disease differed in the actual diagnosis,” Andrei Bieger, a PhD candidate at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil, said during his poster presentation.
Bieger and colleagues sought to clarify how updated guidance from the National Institute on

SAN DIEGO — Diagnostic outcomes varied in nearly 40% of a study population when different criteria were used to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease, per a presenter at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference.
“We quantified the extent at which the differences in diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer’s disease differed in the actual diagnosis,” Andrei Bieger, a PhD candidate at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil, said during his poster presentation.
Bieger and colleagues sought to clarify how updated guidance from the National Institute on