Prevalence of early dementia after first-ever stroke: a 24-year population-based study.

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE No data about temporal change in the prevalence of poststroke dementia are available. We aimed to evaluate trends in the prevalence of early poststroke dementia. METHODS From 1985 to 2008, overall first-ever strokes occurring within the population of the city of Dijon, France (150 000 inhabitants) were recorded. The presence of… CONTINUE READING