Letter by Cao et al Regarding Article, “Cognitive Impairment Before Intracerebral Hemorrhage Is Associated With Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy”
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To the Editor:
Prior studies demonstrate a higher prevalence of dementia after intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) but are unable to fully describe its predictors. We read with interest the recent article by Banerjee et al.1 It aimed to investigate the association between cognitive impairment before ICH and magnetic resonance imaging markers of cerebral amyloid angiopathy.
A total of 166 patients with neuroimaging-confirmed ICH were included in this study. In analyses adjusted for clinical and demographic variables, the presence of cortical superficial siderosis (cSS), rather than lobar microbleeds, was associated with cognitive impairment before ICH. A recent study showed that cSS …