Enlarged perivascular spaces and cognitive impairment after stroke and transient ischemic attack

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Arba, Francesco; Quinn, Terence J.; Hankey, Graeme J.; Lees, Kennedy R.; Wardlaw, Joanna M.; Ali, Myzoon; Inzitari, Domenico;
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications

Background: Previous studies suggested that enlarged perivascular spaces are neuroimaging markers of cerebral small vessel disease. However, it is not clear whether enlarged perivascular spaces are associated with cognitive impairment. We aimed to determine the cross-se... View more
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