What is new in vascular dementia?

Amos D. Korczyn*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Any damage to the brain may affect cognition. However, although the effects of vascular changes have been known for years, involvement of such changes is becoming increasingly better recognized. In particular the effects of comorbid vascular disease to primary neurodegenerative processes adds to the complexity of the issue. An attempt to clarify the problems needed specific attention to different points, which led to Consensus Reports on several of them.

Original languageEnglish
Article number175
JournalBMC Medicine
Issue number1
StatePublished - 3 Nov 2016


  • Alzheimer's
  • Cognition
  • Dementia
  • Vascular


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