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Table 2 Overview of clinical and neuropsychological assessment

From: Improved neurocognitive functions correlate with reduced inflammatory burden in atrial fibrillation patients treated with intensive cholesterol lowering therapy





Multilevel Assessment Instrument

Instrumental activities of daily living

Mini Mental State Examination

Cognitive screening


Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test

Verbal memory

Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure Test

Visual memory, constructive ability

WAIS-III: digit span

Working memory, concentration


WAIS-III: vocabulary

Language, verbal expression

Verbal fluency

Language, executive functioning

Executive function/speed

Reaction time tasks (ERT, SRT, CRT)

Reaction time, interference

WAIS-III: digit symbol coding

Speed of information processing

Stroop Color-Word Test I to III

Speed of information processing, interference

Trail Making Test A

Motor speed, visual scanning

Executive function/switching

Trail Making Test B

Switching, visual scanning, motor speed

Stroop Color-Word Test IV

Switching, speed of information processing, interference

  1. CRT, choice reaction time; ERT, elementary reaction time; SRT, simple reaction time; WAIS, Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale.