Vascular dementia. Advances in nosology, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

  • G. Roman
  • Published 2004 in Panminerva medica

Abstract

Ischemic or hemorrhagic cerebrovascular disease (CVD) produces injury of brain regions important for executive function, behavior, and memory leading to decline in cognitive functions and vascular dementia (VaD). Cardiovascular disease may cause VaD from hypoperfusion of susceptible brain areas. CVD may worsen degenerative dementias such as Alzheimer… (More)

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