Genetics of Cerebral Small Vessel Disease

Abstract

Cerebral small vessel disease (SVD) is an important cause of stroke and cognitive impairment among the elderly and is a more frequent cause of stroke in Asia than in the US or Europe. Although traditional risk factors such as hypertension or diabetes mellitus are important in the development of cerebral SVD, the exact pathogenesis is still uncertain. Both… (More)
DOI: 10.5853/jos.2015.17.1.7

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