Vol. 6 nº 3 - Jul/Aug/Set de 2012
Views & Reviews Páginas: 122 a 126

Vascular dementia: Current concepts and nomenclature harmonization

Authors Lea Tenenholz Grinberg


keywords: pathology, Alzheimer's disease, cerebrovascular diseases, vascular dementia.

Several types of cerebrovascular lesions are associated with cognitive decline, but the role of each type in dementia manifestation has yet to be determined. One of the greatest barriers of conducting clinicopathological studies in vascular dementia concerns the overlapping of nomenclature for these lesions. The aim of the present review was to discuss current nomenclature for cerebrovascular lesions and suggest modifications to allow better diagnostic reproducibility in this field


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