Sachdev, Perminder Singh; Brodaty, Henry; Valenzuela, Michael; Lorentz, Lisa; Looi, Jeffrey; Wendler, E; Zagami, Alessandro
Objective: To characterize the neuropsychological profile of vascular cognitive impairment (VCI) and vascular dementia (VaD). Methods: The authors examined 170 patients with stroke or TIA at 3 to 6 months after the vascular event, and 96 age-matched healthy controls, with detailed neuropsychological and medical-psychiatric assessments, with a majority (66.7%) undergoing MRI brain scans. The subjects were diagnosed as having VaD, VCI, or no cognitive impairment by consensus. The...[Show more]
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