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What does FTLD stand for?

Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration

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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.

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