Toward defining the preclinical stages of Alzheimer's disease: recommendations from the National Institute on Aging-Alzheimer's Association workgroups on diagnostic guidelines for Alzheimer's disease.

Sperling RA, Aisen PS, Beckett LA, Bennett DA, Craft S, Fagan AM, Iwatsubo T, Jack CR, Kaye J, Montine TJ, et al.
Alzheimers Dement. 2011 May; 7(3):280-92. PMID: 21514248. Abstract
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Submitted by Corinne Fischer, MD on

This article provides critical information about the diagnostic criteria for preclinical AD. 

Submitted by Javier Mar, MD PhD on

Recognition of preclinical Alzheimer's disease is a key stept to address it as a target for dementia prevention

Submitted by Amalia Bruni, MD on

This consensus paper for the first time recognized presymptomatic Alzheimer's disease as a clinical entity and standardized the methods to appropriately investigate this peculiar condition in order to find novel and innovative strategies to prevent Alzheimer's disease.