Ankle-brachial index associated with mild cognitive impairment

22 julio 2015

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) occurred significantly more often, in a recent study, in individuals diagnosed with a lower ankle brachial index (ABI), which is a marker of generalized atherosclerosis and thus cumulative exposure to cardiovascular risk factors during lifetime. Interestingly, this strong association was only observed in patients with non-amnestic MCI, but not amnestic MCI. Examination of differences by gender revealed a stronger association of a decreasing ABI with non-amnestic MCI in women.img src=»http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sciencedaily/~4/hhrhhMOUOSs» height=»1″ width=»1″ alt=»»/
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