Association of midlife blood pressure to late-life cognitive decline and brain morphology.

@article{Swan1998AssociationOM,
  title={Association of midlife blood pressure to late-life cognitive decline and brain morphology.},
  author={Gary E. Swan and Charles DeCarli and Bruce L. Miller and Terri Reed and Philip A. Wolf and Lisa M. Jack and Dorit Carmelli},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={1998},
  volume={51 4},
  pages={986-93}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between midlife systolic blood pressure (SBP) and late-life cognitive decline and brain morphology in a sample of community-dwelling elderly men 68 to 79 years of age. METHODS Subjects are surviving members from the prospective National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Twin Study (intake, 1969 to 1972) who, when examined for a fourth time in 1995 through 1997, underwent brain MRI and repeated assessment of neurobehavioral functioning. Quantification of… CONTINUE READING

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