Table 1

 H/M ratio and clinical diagnosis

DiagnosisNDecreased patientsMean (SD) H/M ratio
CVD, cerebrovascular disease; DLB, dementia with Lewy bodies; H/M, heart to mediastinum; MSA, multiple system atrophy; PD, Parkinson’s disease; PSP, progressive supranuclear palsy; SDAT, senile dementia of Alzheimer type.
PD12210787.71.38 (0.29)
    Hohen-Yahr stage I18738.91.81 (0.33)
    Hohen-Yahr stage II272385.21.48 (0.30)
    Hohen-Yahr stage III2929100.01.31 (0.01)
    Hohen-Yahr stage IV3232100.01.22 (0.01)
    Hohen-Yahr stage V1626100.01.20 (0.01)
MSA14321.42.00 (0.39)
DLB55100.01.17 (0.06)
PSP7685.71.69 (0.29)
SDAT151280.01.40 (0.29)
CVD1298764.31.66 (0.35)
Other disorders (total)815365.41.70 (0.39)
Unknown cases181372.21.55 (0.35)