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Predicting dementia in primary care patients with a cardiovascular health metric: a prospective population-based study

  • Johannes Baltasar Hessler1Email author,
  • Karl-Heinz Ander2,
  • Monika Brönner1,
  • Thorleif Etgen1, 3,
  • Hans Förstl1,
  • Holger Poppert4,
  • Dirk Sander5 and
  • Horst Bickel1
BMC NeurologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:116

Received: 26 February 2016

Accepted: 22 July 2016

Published: 26 July 2016

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22 Jul 2016 Editorially accepted
26 Jul 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12883-016-0646-8

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
INVADE Study Group, Baldham, Germany
Department of Neurology, kbo-Inn-Salzach-Klinikum, Wasserburg am Inn, Germany
Department of Neurology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
Department of Neurology, Benedictus Krankenhaus Tutzing, Tutzing, Germany