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Neuroimaging standards for research into small vessel disease and its contribution to ageing and neurodegeneration
Summary Cerebral small vessel disease (SVD) is a common accompaniment of ageing. Features seen on neuroimaging include recent small subcortical infarcts, lacunes, white matter hyperintensities,Expand
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Heart disease and stroke statistics--2006 update: a report from the American Heart Association Statistics Committee and Stroke Statistics Subcommittee.
1. About These Statistics 2. Cardiovascular Diseases 3. Coronary Heart Disease, Acute Coronary Syndrome and Angina Pectoris 4. Stroke and Stroke in Children 5. High Blood Pressure (and End-StageExpand
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Vascular Contributions to Cognitive Impairment and Dementia: A Statement for Healthcare Professionals From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
Background and Purpose— This scientific statement provides an overview of the evidence on vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia. Vascular contributions to cognitive impairmentExpand
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Guidelines for prevention of stroke in patients with ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack: a statement for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association/American Stroke
The aim of this new statement is to provide comprehensive and timely evidence-based recommendations on the prevention of ischemic stroke among survivors of ischemic stroke or transient ischemicExpand
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Guidelines for prevention of stroke in patients with ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack: a statement for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association/American Stroke
The aim of this new statement is to provide comprehensive and timely evidence-based recommendations on the prevention of ischemic stroke among survivors of ischemic stroke or transient ischemicExpand
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Primary prevention of ischemic stroke: A statement for healthcare professionals from the Stroke Council of the American Heart Association.
Background and Purpose— This guideline provides an overview of the evidence on various established and potential stroke risk factors and provides recommendations for the reduction of stroke risk.Expand
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Aspirin and extended-release dipyridamole versus clopidogrel for recurrent stroke.
BACKGROUND Recurrent stroke is a frequent, disabling event after ischemic stroke. This study compared the efficacy and safety of two antiplatelet regimens--aspirin plus extended-release dipyridamoleExpand
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Cardiovascular Safety of Febuxostat or Allopurinol in Patients with Gout
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular risk is increased in patients with gout. We compared cardiovascular outcomes associated with febuxostat, a nonpurine xanthine oxidase inhibitor, with those associated withExpand
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Impact of Hypertension on Cognitive Function: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association
Background—Age-related dementia, most commonly caused by Alzheimer disease or cerebrovascular factors (vascular dementia), is a major public health threat. Chronic arterial hypertension is aExpand
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Large Artery Intracranial Occlusive Disease: A Large Worldwide Burden but a Relatively Neglected Frontier
Background and Purpose— Large artery intracranial occlusive disease (LAICOD) is a common and important stroke subtype. In this commentary, we review key epidemiological aspects of LAICOD. Summary ofExpand
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