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Age-related white matter changes in patients with TIA and stroke: population-based study on aetiological and prognostic significance

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White matter changes (WMC) seen on CT and MRI brain scans of healthy subjects and of vascular or dementia patients are strongly associated with age. Their pathogenesis is still under debate, and associations with vascular risk factors have varied according to studies. Their prognostic meaning, both in the general population and in stroke patients, is also not completely established.

I systematically reviewed the literature on prevalence and associations of WMC and then evaluated CT ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Research group:
Oxford Vascular Study - Stroke Prevention Unit
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
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Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Local pid:
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Deposit date:
2015-06-05

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