Chapter III.3. Vascular Dementia

  1. Nawab Qizilbash MBChB, MRCP, MSc, DPhil (Oxon)1,2
  1. Didier Leys,
  2. Elisabet Englund and
  3. Timo Erkinjuntti

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752340.ch20

Evidence-based Dementia Practice

Evidence-based Dementia Practice

How to Cite

Leys, D., Englund, E. and Erkinjuntti, T. (2003) Vascular Dementia, in Evidence-based Dementia Practice (ed N. Qizilbash), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470752340.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Visiting Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Hospital Universitario GM-Cantoblanco, 280049 Madrid, Spain

  2. 2

    Member of Green College, Oxford University, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632052967

Online ISBN: 9780470752340

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Keywords:

  • vascular dementia;
  • hypoperfusion;
  • impairment;
  • brain imaging;
  • investigations

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Clinical assessment

  • Proposals for future research

  • Mortality

  • Prevalence

  • Incidence

  • Proposals for future research

  • Role of risk factors for stroke as risk factors for VaD

  • The multifactorial origin of VaD

  • Proposals for future research

  • Cognitive syndrome

  • Clinical neurological findings

  • Behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia

  • Ischemic scores

  • Time-course

  • Cortical VaD

  • Strategic infarct VaD

  • Subcortical VaD

  • Can VaD occur without detected infarcts?

  • Future research

  • Alzheimer's disease

  • Normal pressure hydrocephalus

  • White matter lesions and dementia

  • Frontal lobe tumors

  • Intracranial mass

  • Lewy body dementia

  • Frontotemporal dementia

  • Parkinson's disease and dementia

  • Progressive supranuclear palsy

  • Multisystem atrophy