Role of cardiovascular risk factors (CRF) in the patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI).

@article{Ettorre2012RoleOC,
  title={Role of cardiovascular risk factors (CRF) in the patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI).},
  author={Evaristo Ettorre and Elisabetta Cerra and Benedetta Marigliano and Maria Teresa Vigliotta and Achiropita Vulcano and Carolina Fossati and Giorgio De Benedetto and Adriana Servello and Paola Andreozzi and Vincenzo Marigliano},
  journal={Archives of gerontology and geriatrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={54 2},
  pages={330-2}
}
Few therapeutic options are available nowadays to improve the prognosis of patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD). There are rather several evidences in literature that controlling vascular risk factors may be an effective intervention for modifying the course of this disease. The aim of our study was to investigate the role of CRF in 50 patients with MCI according to Petersens's criteria, and to evaluate their influence on cognitive and behavioral features of the disease and on the development… CONTINUE READING
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