Cognitive Disorders and Dementia in CKD: The Neglected Kidney-Brain Axis

Epidemiologic data suggest that individuals at all stages of CKD have a higher risk of developing cognitive disorders and dementia. This risk is generally explained by the high prevalence of both symptomatic and subclinical ischemic cerebrovascular lesions.

via Cognitive Disorders and Dementia in CKD: The Neglected Kidney-Brain Axis.

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