• CKD not independently tied to pre- or post-event dementia in those with TIA/stroke

    9 days ago - By Healio

    Researchers observed no independent association between chronic kidney disease and pre- or post-event dementia among patients with transient ischemic attack and stroke, according to results of a population-based cohort study.
    “In one previous study, CKD was predictive of all-cause dementia independent of both previous symptomatic cerebrovascular disease and small vessel disease on brain imaging,” Dearbhla M. Kelly, MB, BCh, BAO, MSc, MRCPI, of the Wolfson Center for Prevention of Stroke and Dementia at the University of Oxford in the U.K., and colleagues wrote in Neurology. “We
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