Medial temporal lobe is vulnerable to vascular risk factors in men: a population-based study.

@article{Qiu2012MedialTL,
  title={Medial temporal lobe is vulnerable to vascular risk factors in men: a population-based study.},
  author={C Qiu and Y Zhang and L Bronge and Agneta Herlitz and Peter Aspelin and Lars A B{\"a}ckman and Laura Fratiglioni and Lars-Olof Wahlund},
  journal={European journal of neurology},
  year={2012},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={876-83}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Vascular risk factors (VRFs) are known to cause cerebral microvascular disease, but evidence supporting an effect of VRFs on regional brain atrophy is mixed. We investigate whether an aggregation of VRFs is associated with volume of hippocampus and entorhinal cortex in elderly people living in the community. METHODS This cross-sectional study consists of 523 participants (age ≥60 years, 59.3% women) of the SNAC-K Study in central Stockholm, Sweden, who were free of… CONTINUE READING
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