Affiliation: University of Texas Health Science Center
Roman G. On the history of lacunes, etat criblé, and the white matter lesions of vascular dementia. Cerebrovasc Dis. 2002;13 Suppl 2:1-6 pubmed
..Also in 1894, Binswanger described the disease that now bears his name. In 1901, Pierre Marie coined the name état lacunaire (lacunar state) for the clinical syndrome of elderly patients with multiple lacunes. ..
Roman G. Vascular dementia: a historical background. Int Psychogeriatr. 2003;15 Suppl 1:11-3 pubmed
..In the 1960s, the seminal neuropathological and clinical studies of the New Castle school in England inaugurated the modern era of vascular dementia. ..
Roman G. Vascular dementia revisited: diagnosis, pathogenesis, treatment, and prevention. Med Clin North Am. 2002;86:477-99 pubmed
..Anticholinergic medications used for AD are also useful in VaD, and atypical antipsychotic agents and antidepressants (e.g., selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) may be required in some patients...