Poststroke cognitive impairment in diverse ethno-regional groups

Takeaway

  • Large-scale examination by an international consortium confirms the high prevalence of poststroke cognitive impairment (PSCI) in diverse populations, risk factors, and ethno-racial differences.

Why this matters

  • While PSCI is mild in many stroke survivors, numerous studies have reported the prevalence of dementia which may differ based on population diversity, risk factors, and ethno-racial differences.

  • Thus, by assessing the profile of and risk factors in this group may contribute to the development of preventative strategies.