Printer friendly

Acronym Finder logo: click for home page
abbreviation to define
  

Examples: NFL, NASA, PSP, HIPAA, random
Word(s) in meaning: chat  "global warming"
Postal codes: USA: 81657, Canada: T5A 0A7

post to Facebook  Digg this!  submit to Reddit  add to your favorites/bookmarks
New search features
Acronym Blog | Free tools

What does FTLD stand for?

Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration


Suggest new definition

This definition appears very rarely and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
  • Science, medicine, engineering, etc.

See other meanings of FTLD

Link/Page Citation...

<< PreviousAbbreviation Database SurferNext >>
Faculty Teaching and Learning Committee (various locations)
Finite Time Lines and Circles (software)
First Telecom Logistic Center (Netherlands)
First Title of Limestone County, Inc (Groesbeck, Texas)
First Trinity Lutheran Church (various locations)
Fraction Trapping Liquid Chromatography (Gilson, Inc.; Middleton, WI)
Free Trade Lumber Council (Canada)
Faster Than Light Communication Commission
Focal Temporal Lobe Dysfunction
France Telecom Long Distance (various locations)
Familial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
Finite-Time Lyapunov Exponent (physics)
Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP (law firm)
Fix the Leopard Folders (Apple Leopard operating system)
Foreningen Til Langtursejladsens Fremme (Danish: Association to Promote Long-Distance Shipping)
Full-Time Labor Force
Fédération des Travailleurs de l'Électricité du Pérou (Spanish: Electrical Workers Union of Peru)
Five Towns Local History (blog)
Feline Trypsin-Like Immunoreactivity
Film & Television Literature Index



Samples in periodicals archive:
Background Researchers in the previous decade have concluded that there is a link between amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD).
Washington, December 27 ( ANI ): MRI can effectively and non-invasively screen patients for Alzheimer's disease or Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration (FTLD), according to a new study.
2) Frontotemporal lobar degeneration is a broad diagnostic term that encompasses multiple distinct forms of a dementia syndrome, with the three major subtypes being frontotemporal dementia, semantic dementia (concept based memory loss), and primary progressive aphasia.
The study tested physicians' ability to distinguish between AD and frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD), the third most common cause of degenerative dementia, using a three-dimensional imaging technique called fludeoxyglucose F18 (FDG-PET) scanning.
Victor Villemagne of the Austin Hospital, Melbourne, used florbetaben PET imaging in 26 Alzheimer's patients, 11 with frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD), 6 with Lewy body dementia (LBD), and 26 healthy controls.
Associated disease groups include Alzheimer disease (AD), [2] Parkinson disease, Parkinson disease dementia, and frontotemporal lobar degeneration.
A few doors along from Warren's room, Dr Jonathan Rohrer is focusing on a treatment for a different form of dementia: frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD), the term for a group of conditions caused by loss of brain cells in the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain.
TAINAN, Taiwan -- A southern Taiwan-based National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) research team has discovered that rapamycin, a drug as a autophagy activator is a possible treatment to alleviating frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD), one of the mainly causes of dementia, and so far no medication can be used.

Home  |  Help  |  About  |  What's New?  |  Suggest new acronym  |  Link to Us  |  Search Tools  |  Press
State Abbreviations  |  Partners  |  Contributors  |  Return Links  |  Statistics  |  Fun Buzzword Acronyms!  |  Read the AF Blog

All trademarks/service marks referenced on this site are properties of their respective owners.
The Acronym Finder is ©1988-2014, Acronym Finder, All Rights Reserved.  Feedback
Terms of usage   |  Licensing info  |  Advertising info  |  Privacy Policy  |  Site Map