Impact of Applying NINDS-AIREN Criteria of Probable Vascular Dementia to Clinical and Radiological Characteristics of a Stroke Cohort with Dementia

  title={Impact of Applying NINDS-AIREN Criteria of Probable Vascular Dementia to Clinical and Radiological Characteristics of a Stroke Cohort with Dementia},
  author={Wai Kwong Tang and Sandra Sau-Man Chan and Helen F K Chiu and Gabor S. Ungvari and Ka Sing Lawrence Wong and Timothy C. Y. Kwok and Vincent Chung-Tong Mok and K.T. Wong and Polly S. Richards and Anil T. Ahuja},
  journal={Cerebrovascular Diseases},
  pages={98 - 103}
Background: There are no data concerning the relative representation of clinical vascular risk factors and radiological lesions in cases that have been ruled in and ruled out for probable vascular dementia (VaD) according to NINDS-AIREN criteria. Methods: Three months after their index stroke, a psychiatrist interviewed patients and made a diagnosis of VaD according to both DSM-IV and NINDS-AIREN criteria for probable VaD. Patients who fulfilled the DSM-IV criteria for VaD were divided into two… 

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