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Description: Figure 1. Example of Rey-Osterreith Complex Figure Test. A and B to refer to immediate copy and delayed recall (after 20 minutes), respectively, in a 25-year-old patient with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy with 10 years of formal education. Total scores were 32 and 22.5 for A and B, respectively. C and D refer to immediate copy and delayed recall, respectively, in a 41-year-old patient with Chagas disease cardiomyopathy and 9 years of formal education. Total scores were 25 and 11 for C and D, respectively. The patient with Chagas disease performed significantly worse on delayed recall (D) compared to the patient without Chagas disease (B), despite a similar educational level.
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Vol. 3 nº 1 - Jan/Feb/Mar - 2009
Cognitive dysfunction in chronic Chagas disease cardiomyopathy
Authors: Jesângeli Sousa Dias1, Amanda M. Lacerda1, Rodrigo M. Vieira-de-Melo1, Leila C. Viana1, Pedro A.P. Jesus1, Francisco J.F.B. Reis1, Ricardo Nitrini2, Helenice Charchat-Fichman2, Antônio A. Lopes1, Jamary Oliveira-Filho1

 

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