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Vascular Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer's Disease

Gary A. Rosenberg

in Molecular Physiology and Metabolism of the Nervous System

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print April 2012 | ISBN: 9780195394276
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322831 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195394276.003.0008

Series: Contemporary Neurology Series

Vascular Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer's Disease

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This chapter covers vascular cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's Disease, including regulation of cerebral blood flow, hypoxia/ischemia in cardiac arrest, hypoxia-inducible factors and gene expression, intermittent hypoxia as a strong stimulus for HIF, vascular cognitive impairment, white matter hyperintensities on MRI and Binswanger's Disease, and Alzheimer's Disease, vascular disease, and the amyloid hypothesis.

Chapter.  10088 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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