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A randomized trial of intraarterial treatment for acute ischemic stroke.
BACKGROUND In patients with acute ischemic stroke caused by a proximal intracranial arterial occlusion, intraarterial treatment is highly effective for emergency revascularization. However, proof of… Expand
Discovery and Refinement of Loci Associated with Lipid Levels
Levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, triglycerides and total cholesterol are heritable, modifiable risk factors for coronary artery… Expand
Silent brain infarcts and the risk of dementia and cognitive decline.
- S. Vermeer, N. Prins, T. den Heijer, A. Hofman, P. Koudstaal, M. Breteler
- The New England journal of medicine
- 27 March 2003
BACKGROUND Silent brain infarcts are frequently seen on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in healthy elderly people and may be associated with dementia and cognitive decline. METHODS We studied the… Expand
Genome-wide analysis of genetic loci associated with Alzheimer disease.
CONTEXT Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have recently identified CLU, PICALM, and CR1 as novel genes for late-onset Alzheimer disease (AD). OBJECTIVES To identify and strengthen additional… Expand
Silent brain infarcts: a systematic review
As the availability and quality of imaging techniques improve, doctors are identifying more patients with no history of transient ischaemic attack or stroke in whom imaging shows brain infarcts.… Expand
Common carotid intima-media thickness and risk of stroke and myocardial infarction: the Rotterdam Study.
BACKGROUND Noninvasive assessment of intima-media thickness (IMT) is widely used in observational studies and trials as an intermediate or proxy end point for cardiovascular disease. However, data… Expand
Common variants associated with plasma triglycerides and risk for coronary artery disease
Triglycerides are transported in plasma by specific triglyceride-rich lipoproteins; in epidemiological studies, increased triglyceride levels correlate with higher risk for coronary artery disease… Expand
Cerebral hypoperfusion and clinical onset of dementia: The Rotterdam study
Cerebral blood flow (CBF) velocity is decreased in patients with Alzheimer's disease. It is being debated whether this reflects diminished demand because of advanced neurodegeneration or that… Expand
Selecting Patients With Atrial Fibrillation for Anticoagulation: Stroke Risk Stratification in Patients Taking Aspirin
Background—The rate of stroke in atrial fibrillation (AF) depends on the presence of comorbid conditions and the use of antithrombotic therapy. Although adjusted-dose warfarin is superior to aspirin… Expand
Cerebral small-vessel disease and decline in information processing speed, executive function and memory.
- N. Prins, E. V. van Dijk, +5 authors M. Breteler
- Psychology, Medicine
- Brain : a journal of neurology
- 1 September 2005
Cerebral small-vessel disease is common in older people and may contribute to the development of dementia. The objective of the present study was to evaluate the relationship between measures of… Expand