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Progress of Chinese and Western medicine research on cognitive dysfunction due to cerebral small vessel disease

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DOI: 10.23977/medcm.2024.060203 | Downloads: 6 | Views: 255


Yun Yedong 1, Yin Jun 1, Hu Zhouyuan 1, Yan Yongmei 2


1 Shaanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, Shaanxi, 712046, China
2 Affiliated Hospital of Shaanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, Shaanxi, China

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Yan Yongmei


Cerebral small vascular disease is a common clinical neurological degenerative disease, is an important risk factors of stroke, cognitive impairment and death. CSVD can be acute onset, manifested as cerebral hemorrhage or ischemic stroke, but most of its onset hidden, and slow progress, some of patients with cognitive dysfunction can be manifested as dementia, memory loss, cognitive decline, etc, serious harm to the health of the elderly and the quality of life. There is a lack of early diagnosis methods and intervention measures for this disease, so to clarify the current situation and future development direction of TCM and western medicine research with cognitive impairment can provide new ideas for basic and clinical research. This paper reviews the current situation and new progress of the diagnosis and treatment of CSVD cognitive impairment.


Cerebral small vessel disease; cognitive impairment; Chinese medicine; research progress


Yun Yedong, Yin Jun, Hu Zhouyuan, Yan Yongmei, Progress of Chinese and Western medicine research on cognitive dysfunction due to cerebral small vessel disease. MEDS Chinese Medicine (2024) Vol. 6: 24-30. DOI:


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