Infarction, Lacunar

Known as: Infarct, Lacunar, Lacunar Infarctions, infarcts lacunar 
Brain infarction that affects small subcortical vessels due to occlusion of a penetrating artery deep in the brain. It may lead to lacunar stroke.
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Patients with cerebral small vessel disease (SVD) can present as isolated lacunar infarction or with diffuse white matter changes… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
BACKGROUND The pathogenesis of and relationship between small deep (lacunar) infarcts, cerebral white matter disease… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVE To devise a short bedside cognitive and behavioral battery to assess frontal lobe functions. METHODS The designed… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE We estimated the incidence of first-ever cerebral infarction in regard to its subtypes and analyzed their… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE To identify risk factors for and functional consequences of lacunar infarct in elderly people. METHODS The… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVE To determine the relationship of brain infarction to the clinical expression of Alzheimer disease (AD). DESIGN… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Close relations between leukoaraiosis detected by computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
We describe the incidence and natural history of four clinically identifiable subgroups of cerebral infarction in a community… (More)
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Review
1988
Review
1988
Since Fisher's detailed observations in the 1960s, the term lacunar infarction has become established in the cerebrovascular… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
In a consecutive series of 515 first-ever strokes in a community-based study of stroke that combined prompt clinical assessment… (More)
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