Systolic blood pressure tracking over 25 to 30 years and cognitive performance in older adults.

@article{Swan1998SystolicBP,
  title={Systolic blood pressure tracking over 25 to 30 years and cognitive performance in older adults.},
  author={Gary E. Swan and Dorit Carmelli and Asenath Larue},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={1998},
  volume={29 11},
  pages={2334-40}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the extent to which individual changes in systolic blood pressure (SBP) over a 30-year interval are associated with differential neuropsychological outcomes in old age. METHODS Seven hundred seventeen survivors from the Western Collaborative Group Study, a longitudinal study of cardiovascular risk factors now in its 38th year of follow-up, with blood pressures measured in middle age (mean=45 years) and in old age (mean=75 years) and neuropsychological tests administered… CONTINUE READING