Dementia after Three Months and One Year from Stroke: New Onset or Previous Cognitive Impairment?

@article{Caratozzolo2016DementiaAT,
  title={Dementia after Three Months and One Year from Stroke: New Onset or Previous Cognitive Impairment?},
  author={Salvatore Caratozzolo and Giulia Mombelli and Maddalena Riva and Monique Zanetti and Federica Gottardi and Alessandro Padovani and Luca Rozzini},
  journal={Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association},
  year={2016},
  volume={25 11},
  pages={
          2735-2745
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Stroke is an important risk factor for dementia, but the exact mechanism involved in cognitive decline remains unclear. METHODS Patients were divided into 2 groups: poststroke dementia group (PSD) and poststroke nondementia group (PSND). Variables and neuroradiological hallmarks were compared between 2 groups at 3 months (114 subjects) and 1 year (105 subjects) after stroke. RESULTS Older age (OR 1.11, 95% CI 1.0-1.2; P < .05), education (OR .6, 95% CI .4-.8; P < .05), prestroke… CONTINUE READING
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