volume 30, issue 1, P131-143 2012
DOI: 10.3233/jad-2012-111883
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Simone Verheij, Danya Muilwijk, Johan J.M. Pel, Tischa J.M. van der Cammen, Francesco U.S. Mattace-Raso, Johannes van der Steen

Abstract: Although memory complaints are one of the first clinical symptoms in patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD), damage to the parietal lobe, a key structure in the visuomotor coordination network, was recently identified in early-stage AD. The aim of this study was to quantify visuomotor coordination in patients with probable AD and to compare their visuomotor performance with controls using five eye-hand coordination tasks of variable complexity. Eye and hand movements were measured in 16 AD patients and 18 cont…

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