Vascular dementia, hypertension, and the brain.

  title={Vascular dementia, hypertension, and the brain.},
  author={Christopher G. Lis and Moises Gaviria},
  journal={Neurological research},
  volume={19 5},
Ischemic vascular dementia is a clinical syndrome of acquired intellectual impairment with ischemic cerebral injury resulting from occlusion of cerebral blood vessels and loss of cerebral tissue caused by cerebrovascular disease. With increasing life expectancy, the developed countries have experienced a shift towards a progressively older population. As the average age of the population increases, the prevalence of cerebrovascular disease and vascular dementia is likely to increase. The risk… CONTINUE READING


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