The Role of Methylcobalamin in Early Dementia Patients With Vitamin B12 Deficiency and Hyperhomocysteinaemia ?
Background:Vitamin B12 deficiency is common among older people, especially among the demented 1,2,3 because of poor diet, malabsorption, and drugs.
Objective: to examine the effect of correction of vitamin B12 deficiency on the cognitive function of patients with early dementia.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||The Role of Methylcobalamin in Early Dementia Patients With Vitamin B12|
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00164983
|China, Hong Kong|
|The Chinese University of Hong Kong|
|Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China|
|Principal Investigator:||Timothy CY Kwok, MD||Chinese University of Hong Kong|