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Is post-stroke cognitive impairment all about real estate?

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An international consortium analysis has shown that stroke location strongly predicts post-stroke cognitive impairment, but the effect could be confounded by the characteristics of the infarct and of different patients. Taking pre-stroke cognition and risk factors into consideration might put information about infarct location into a more appropriate context.

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Gottesman, R.F. Is post-stroke cognitive impairment all about real estate?. Nat Rev Neurol 17, 465–466 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41582-021-00526-4

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