Carotid- intima media thickness is independently associated with cognitive decline. The INVADE study.

@article{Sander2010CarotidIM,
  title={Carotid- intima media thickness is independently associated with cognitive decline. The INVADE study.},
  author={Kerstin Sander and Horst Bickel and Hans F{\"o}rstl and Thorleif Etgen and Claus Briesenick and Holger Poppert and Dirk Sander},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={389-94}
}
OBJECTIVES Increased carotid intima-media thickness (C-IMT) is a non-invasive marker of atherosclerosis and predicts vascular events. Moreover, increasing evidence suggests an association between carotid atherosclerosis and cognitive decline. The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between C-IMT and the development of cognitive impairment in a large population-based sample. METHODS This study was based on the data of the participants of the INVADE (Intervention project on… CONTINUE READING