A Population-Based Study of Dementia in 85-Year-Olds

Gustavo C. Roman, Murray Goldstein, Jean Claude Monfort, Ingmar Skoog, Lars Nilsson, Alvar Svanborg

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Abstract

To the Editor: Skoog et al. and Larson (Jan. 21 issue)1,2 emphasize that a lack of diagnostic criteria is one of the major reasons for the paucity of epidemiologic studies of vascular dementia. To address this problem, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) and the Association Internationale pour la Recherche et l'Enseignement en Neurosciences (AIREN) in Geneva organized an international workshop to propose diagnostic criteria for vascular dementia3. The resulting NINDS-AIREN diagnostic criteria for research studies of vascular dementia4 emphasize the heterogeneity of the cerebrovascular disorders underlying vascular dementia, including ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes, cerebral…

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)63-64
Number of pages2
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume329
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 1993

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