Severity of CIND and MCI predict incidence of dementia in an ischemic stroke cohort.

@article{Narasimhalu2009SeverityOC,
  title={Severity of CIND and MCI predict incidence of dementia in an ischemic stroke cohort.},
  author={Kaavya Narasimhalu and Sandy Kai Ting Ang and Deidre Anne De Silva and M Wong and H-m Chang and K Y Chia and Alexander P. Auchus and C Chen},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2009},
  volume={73 22},
  pages={1866-72}
}
BACKGROUND The utility of poststroke cognitive status, namely dementia, cognitive impairment no dementia (CIND), mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and no cognitive impairment (NCI), in predicting dementia has been previously examined. However, no studies to date have compared the ability of subtypes of MCI and CIND to predict dementia in a poststroke population. METHODS A cohort of ischemic stroke patients underwent neuropsychological assessment annually for up to 5 years. Dementia was defined… CONTINUE READING

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