CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF SILENT CEREBRAL INFARCTIONS IN PATIENTS WITH CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASE AND THEIR CONNECTION WITH COGNITIVE DECLINE

Abstract


Risk factors of cerebral silent infarctions and their influence on state of cognitive functions have been studied in 124 patients, aged 50 -85. In 16 among 63 patients with cerebral silent infarctions there were multiple foci; in 61 patients with chronical cerebral ischemia there were no insults and transitory ischemic attacks in the medical history and data of neurovisualization examination. Neuropsychological test results showed that state of cognitive functions was worse in patients with silent infarctions. The obtained data confirm a negative influence of silent infarctions on cognitive functions’ state and increase the risk of progressing chronical cerebral ischemia.

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Rustam R Zhetishev

Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University

117997, Moscow, Ostrovityanov str., 1

Pavel R Kamchatnov

Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University

Email: pavkam7@gmail.com
117997, Moscow, Ostrovityanov str., 1

Natalya A Mihailova

Clinical city hospital 12

115516, Moscow, Bakinskaya street, 26

Roman A Ivashchenko

Clinical city hospital 12

115516, Moscow, Bakinskaya street, 26

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