Margarita Kirschner

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Studies investigating cognitive impairment in stroke-free patients with carotid artery stenosis have led to inconsistent results. Furthermore, the pathophysiological mechanism leading to cognitive impairment remains unclear. Cerebral hypoperfusion and arterio-arterial microembolization are discussed. The aims of our study were (1) to delineate patterns of(More)
Subcortical ischemic vascular disease (SIVD) is characterized by extensive white-matter lesions and lacunar infarcts in deep gray matter. The aim of this study was to investigate patterns of cognitive impairment in patients with SIVD. In a retrospective analysis, the authors compared the cognitive performance of 58 patients meeting MRI-defined criteria for(More)
INTRODUCTION Data on neuropsychological outcome after carotid artery stenting (CAS) remain inconsistent, furthermore cognitive outcome seems to be unpredictable in the individual case. Previous studies reporting improvement or decline might be due to ceiling and floor effects of the applied cognitive tests. We applied cognitive testing before and after CAS,(More)
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