Increased prevalence of vascular dementia in Japan: a community-based epidemiological study.

@article{Ikeda2001IncreasedPO,
  title={Increased prevalence of vascular dementia in Japan: a community-based epidemiological study.},
  author={Manabu Ikeda and Kazuhiko Hokoishi and Nobuki Maki and Akihiko Nebu and Naoko Tachibana and Kenjiro Komori and Kazue Shigenobu and Ryuji Fukuhara and Hirotaka Tanabe},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2001},
  volume={57 5},
  pages={839-44}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE It has been suggested that there is a major difference in the ratio of AD to vascular dementia (VaD) between Japan and Western countries. To determine the type-specific prevalence of dementia in community-dwelling elderly from the Japanese community of Nakayama, all patients with dementing illness underwent a CT scan. METHODS A door-to-door three-phase population survey was carried out on all persons aged 65 years and older residing at home on the prevalence day… CONTINUE READING

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