Pharmacotherapy for Vascular Cognitive Impairment

@article{Farooq2017PharmacotherapyFV,
  title={Pharmacotherapy for Vascular Cognitive Impairment},
  author={Muhammad Umar Farooq and Jiangyong Min and Christopher Goshgarian and Philip B. Gorelick},
  journal={CNS Drugs},
  year={2017},
  volume={31},
  pages={759-776}
}
Vascular cognitive impairment (VCI) is the second most common type of dementia after Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Stroke and cardiovascular risk factors have been linked to both AD and VCI and potentially can affect cognitive function in mid and later life. Various pharmacological agents, including donepezil, galantamine, and memantine, approved for the treatment of AD have shown modest cognitive benefits in patients with vascular dementia (VaD). However, their functional and global benefits have… 

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