Imaging Dementia-Evidence for Amyloid Scanning (IDEAS) at UCSF:
• Goal = 18,000 Medicare beneficiaries with MCI or dementia diagnosis
• 4,000 people tested so far with PET scan
• 54.3 percent of MCI patients and 70.5 percent of dementia patients had amyloid plaques
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I can't find the abstract but it may be available after the convention:
Free access to abstracts from past Alzheimer’s Association International Conferences is available through Alzheimer’s & Dementia®: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association.