The neuropsychological profile of vascular cognitive impairment in stroke and TIA patients.

@article{Sachdev2004TheNP,
  title={The neuropsychological profile of vascular cognitive impairment in stroke and TIA patients.},
  author={Perminder S. Sachdev and Henry Brodaty and Michael J. Valenzuela and Lisa M Lorentz and Jeffrey Chee Leong Looi and Wei Wen and Alessandro Stefano Zagami},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2004},
  volume={62 6},
  pages={912-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To characterize the neuropsychological profile of vascular cognitive impairment (VCI) and vascular dementia (VaD). METHODS The authors examined 170 patients with stroke or TIA at 3 to 6 months after the vascular event, and 96 age-matched healthy controls, with detailed neuropsychological and medical-psychiatric assessments, with a majority (66.7%) undergoing MRI brain scans. The subjects were diagnosed as having VaD, VCI, or no cognitive impairment by consensus. The… CONTINUE READING