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Dementia in patients hospitalized with stroke: rates, time course, and clinico-pathologic factors.

Abstract:

Stroke is a risk factor for dementia and dementia predisposes to stroke. Dementia prevalence in subjects with stroke is comparable with that seen in stroke-free subjects who are 10 years older. Although overall there is heterogeneity between studies of prestroke and poststroke dementia, stratifying by study method and clinical criteria (e.g. inclusion/exclusion of prestroke dementia, first ever vs. any vs. recurrent stroke) results in reasonably consistent estimates. Pooled dementia rates fro...

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Journal:
International journal of stroke : official journal of the International Stroke Society More from this journal
Volume:
7
Issue:
7
Pages:
570-581
Publication date:
2012-10-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1747-4949
ISSN:
1747-4930
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:354883
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uuid:a8d12c97-2a42-441b-acac-d929c7205183
Local pid:
pubs:354883
Source identifiers:
354883
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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