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Age-related cerebral white matter disease (Leukoaraiosis): A review

Abstract:

With the availability of improved brain imaging techniques, the high prevalence and clinical importance of cerebral small vessel disease have been increasingly recognised in recent years. As age is one of the most important risk factors for this condition, its prevalence is set to rise further as populations age. This may lead to an increase in the clinical consequences of white matter disease, namely cognitive decline, decreased mobility and increased stroke risk. Given the impact this will ...

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Grueter, BE More by this author
Schulz, UG More by this author
Journal:
Postgraduate Medical Journal
Volume:
88
Issue:
1036
Pages:
79-87
Publication date:
2012-02-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-0756
ISSN:
0032-5473
URN:
uuid:e4027f9f-0750-46c7-9f75-b770c6737f6e
Source identifiers:
313416
Local pid:
pubs:313416
Language:
English

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