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Cortical superficial siderosis (cSS) has emerged as a clinically relevant imaging feature of cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA). However, it remains unknown whether cSS is also present in nonamyloid-as...
The INTERACT2 trial demonstrated beneficial effects of early intensive blood pressure (BP) lowering in intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). However, concerns persist over harms associated with the treatmen...
To determine the prevalence of apathy and depression in cerebral small vessel disease (SVD), and the relationships between both apathy and depression with cognition. To examine whether apathy is speci...
Microinfarcts, small ischaemic foci common in ageing brain, are associated with dementia and gait dysfunction. We determined their relationship to dementia, mobility and cerebrovascular disease in an ...
Cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) is a common age-related small vessel disease (SVD). Patients without intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) typically present with transient focal neurologic episodes (TFNEs)...
Multicentre, multinational, prospective randomised, open-label, 3 sequence crossover phase III b clinical trial with blinded endpoint assessment (PROBE-design) - in 75 patients with sp...
Phase II pilot randomised, factorial, short term dose escalation, open label, blinded intermediary endpoint trial, in two hospital centres in the UK, of tolerability and safety of cilostaz...
Patients will have a Functional MRI before and after 10 hyperbaric Oxygen treatments.
The main purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of atorvastatin treatment during 3 months (80mg/day) on cerebral vasoreactivity (CVR) in lacunar patients.
The purpose of this study is to see if mapping blood vessel patterns with optical coherence tomography (OCT) will help identify life-threatening choroidal tumors in their early stages and ...
A heterogeneous group of sporadic or familial disorders characterized by AMYLOID deposits in the walls of small and medium sized blood vessels of CEREBRAL CORTEX and MENINGES. Clinical features include multiple, small lobar CEREBRAL HEMORRHAGE; cerebral ischemia (BRAIN ISCHEMIA); and CEREBRAL INFARCTION. Cerebral amyloid angiopathy is unrelated to generalized AMYLOIDOSIS. Amyloidogenic peptides in this condition are nearly always the same ones found in ALZHEIMER DISEASE. (from Kumar: Robbins and Cotran: Pathologic Basis of Disease, 7th ed., 2005)
Pathological processes or diseases where cerebral MICROVESSELS show abnormalities. They are often associated with aging, hypertension and risk factors for lacunar infarcts (see LACUNAR INFARCTION); LEUKOARAIOSIS; and CEREBRAL HEMORRHAGE.
A familial, cerebral arteriopathy mapped to chromosome 19q12, and characterized by the presence of granular deposits in small CEREBRAL ARTERIES producing ischemic STROKE; PSEUDOBULBAR PALSY; and multiple subcortical infarcts (CEREBRAL INFARCTION). CADASIL is an acronym for Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy with Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy. CADASIL differs from BINSWANGER DISEASE by the presence of MIGRAINE WITH AURA and usually by the lack of history of arterial HYPERTENSION. (From Bradley et al, Neurology in Clinical Practice, 2000, p1146)
Methods to determine in patients the nature of a disease or disorder at its early stage of progression. Generally, early diagnosis improves PROGNOSIS and TREATMENT OUTCOME.
Action taken to reduce susceptibility or exposure to health problems and to detect and treat disease in early stages.