Vascular dementia (VaD) due to cerebrovascular disease (CVD) and ischemic brain injury from cardiovascular disease is the most common of the secondary dementias. Cognitive changes occurring after a stroke have been described since the seventeenth century (1).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Secondary Dementias
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages36
ISBN (Electronic)9781420014327
ISBN (Print)9780824754334
StatePublished - Jan 1 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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