Association between subcortical vascular disease on CT and neuropathological findings.
BACKGROUND: Small vessel cerebrovascular disease (svCVD) causes cognitive impairment and predicts poorer outcomes in elderly persons. The demonstration of svCVD by structural imaging such as computed tomography (CT) is central to the clinical diagnosis but its accuracy is uncertain. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to assess the validity of CT to detect pathologically verified svCVD. METHODS: Leukoaraiosis, patchy lesions, and lacunes were assessed separately in different cerebral region...Expand abstract
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