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Table 2 Visual rating scales (n = 94)

From: Medial temporal lobe atrophy is underreported and may have important clinical correlates in medical inpatients

White matter changes (WMC) Original report Review
0 points 9 17
1 points 25 19
2 points 14 31
3 points 11 27
WMC not commented 35 (37 %) -
Global cortical atrophy (GCA)   
0 points 8 15
1 points 22 44
2 points 4 30
3 points 0 5
GCA not commented 60 (64 %) -
Medial temporal lobe atrophy (MTA)   
0 points 4 14
1 points 4 26
2 points 0 25
3 points 0 22
4 points NA 7
MTA not commented 86 (91 %) -
  1. Table 2. Frequency of the radiological findings as described in the original report and on review. The original reports were rated 0 (finding negated), 1 (mild), 2 (moderate), 3 (severe). For the review scores, the Fazekas, Pasquier and Scheltens scales were used for WMC, GCA and MTA respectively.
  2. NA: not applicable since the original reports were rated from 0 to 3