High systolic and pulse pressure levels are associated with better cognitive performance in patients with probable Alzheimer's disease: a cross-sectional observational study in a geriatric outpatient population.

@article{BruchemVisser2009HighSA,
  title={High systolic and pulse pressure levels are associated with better cognitive performance in patients with probable Alzheimer's disease: a cross-sectional observational study in a geriatric outpatient population.},
  author={Rozemarijn Lidewij van Bruchem-Visser and Francesco U. S. Mattace-Raso and Tischa J. M. van der Cammen},
  journal={Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders},
  year={2009},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={320-4}
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer's disease (AD) increases with age. A number of studies have demonstrated an association between AD and cardiovascular risk factors and disease. However, data are inconsistent. METHODS Cross-sectional observational study in a geriatric outpatient population. Analysis of data from 327 patients diagnosed with probable AD in a geriatric outpatient clinic. Comparison of blood pressure levels, cardiovascular diagnoses, and Mini… CONTINUE READING
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