Search for dissertations about: "silent brain infarcts"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words silent brain infarcts.

  1. 1. Atrial fibrillation in aging; methodological aspects and the relation to dementia and cerebral vascular disease

    Author : Lina Rydén; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; atrial fibrillation; dementia; stroke; silent brain infarcts; white matter hyperintensity; cerebral microbleed; small vessel disease; epidemiology;

    Abstract : Emerging evidence suggest an increased risk of dementia in individuals with atrial fibrillation (AF). However, until recently, few studies have investigated the relation between AF and dementia taking both prevalent and incident stroke into account. READ MORE