Alzheimer Disease as a Vascular Disorder Nosological Evidence

  title={Alzheimer Disease as a Vascular Disorder Nosological Evidence},
  author={J. Cruz de la Torre}
Background—The main stumbling block in the clinical management and in the search for a cure of Alzheimer disease (AD) is that the cause of this disorder has remained uncertain until now. Summary of Review—Evidence that sporadic (nongenetic) AD is primarily a vascular rather than a neurodegenerative disorder is reviewed. This conclusion is based on the following evidence: (1) epidemiological studies showing that practically all risk factors for AD reported thus far have a vascular component that… CONTINUE READING
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