Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery and Dementia Risk in the Cardiovascular Health Study

@inproceedings{Kuma2017CoronaryAB,
  title={Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery and Dementia Risk in the Cardiovascular Health Study},
  author={Elżbieta Kuźma and Jac Airdrie and Thomas J. Littlejohns and Ilianna Lourida and Jo Thompson-Coon and Iain A. Lang and Monica Scrobotovici and Evan L Thacker and Annette Fitzpatrick and Lewis H. Kuller and Oscar L. Lopez and William T. Longstreth and Obioha C Ukoumunne and David J. Llewellyn},
  booktitle={Alzheimer disease and associated disorders},
  year={2017}
}
INTRODUCTION The association between history of coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) and dementia risk remains unclear. METHODS We conducted a prospective cohort analysis using data on 3155 elderly adults free from prevalent dementia from the US population-based Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS) with adjudicated incident all-cause dementia, Alzheimer disease (AD), vascular dementia (VaD), and mixed dementia. RESULTS In the CHS, the hazard ratio (HR) for all-cause dementia was 1.93… CONTINUE READING
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