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Cognitive impairment without dementia: A current view of the problem

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In recent decades, special attention is given to cognitive impairments (CIs) without dementia, which include moderate (MCI), mild, and subjective ones. Epidemiological studies suggest that the prevalence of CI is high in elderly people (10–15%) and patients at an outpatient reception (as high as 70%). CIs are more frequently caused by Alzheimer's disease, cerebrovascular disease, and their concurrence. In patients with MCI, dementia occurs in 10–15% of cases during a year. Correction of vascular risk factors allows the progression of CI to be curbed. The paper discusses the use of EGB761® in patients with CI. 

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Yu. A. Starchina
I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Ministry of Health of Russia, Moscow
Russian Federation

Department of Nervous System Diseases and Neurosurgery

11, Rossolimo St., Moscow 119021 


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