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Vascular Dementia (Subcortical Arteriosclerotic Encephalopathy) Summary

Description: An imprecise term referring to dementia associated with CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS, including CEREBRAL INFARCTION (single or multiple), and conditions associated with chronic BRAIN ISCHEMIA. Diffuse, cortical, and subcortical subtypes have been described. (From Gerontol Geriatr 1998 Feb;31(1):36-44)

Also Known As: Subcortical Arteriosclerotic Encephalopathy; Dementia, Vascular; Acute Onset Vascular Dementia; Arteriosclerotic Encephalopathy, Subcortical; Binswanger Encephalopathy Show All >>

Networked: 1458 relevant articles (105 outcomes, 311 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Vascular Dementia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Memantine (Namenda) : 13 outcomes 19 studies in 48 results : FDA 12
  2. Galantamine (Galanthamine) : 13 outcomes 17 studies in 42 results : FDA 2 Generic
  3. donepezil (Aricept) : 10 outcomes 14 studies in 45 results : FDA 18 Generic
  4. rivastigmine (Exelon) : 6 outcomes 11 studies in 23 results : FDA 7 Generic
  5. choto-san : 5 outcomes 5 studies in 7 results : IBA
  6. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 14 results : FDA 80 Generic
  7. Cholinesterase Inhibitors (Anticholinesterases) : 3 outcomes 13 studies in 37 results : IBA
  8. Nimodipine (Modus) : 3 outcomes 10 studies in 15 results : FDA 4 Generic
  9. propentofylline : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 14 results : IBA
  10. Ginkgo biloba extract 761 (Rokan) : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 9 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Vascular Dementia

  1. Alzheimer Disease (Alzheimer's Disease)
  2. Dementia (Dementias)
  3. Parkinson Disease (Parkinson's Disease)
  4. Multi-Infarct Dementia (Dementia, Multi Infarct)
  5. Lewy Body Disease (Lewy Body Dementia)
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Key Therapies for Vascular Dementia

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  1. Electroacupuncture : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 18 results
  2. Kampo Medicine (Kampo) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 4 results
  3. Hyperbaric Oxygenation : 2 outcomes 1 study in 3 results
  4. Activities of Daily Living (ADL) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 22 results
  5. Chinese Traditional Medicine (Traditional Chinese Medicine) : 1 outcome 1 study in 10 results
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