Individual Study / SSS

Sydney Stroke Study

Sydney Stroke Study

Initiatives -
The aim of this study was to describe a comprehensively examined cohort of stroke patients, who did not have evidence of progressive cognitive impairment greater than a pre-determined threshold prior to the index stroke, to identify the clinical features associated with the development of VaMCI and VaD. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
Start Year
1997
End Year
2005
Funding
National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia, the Rebecca Cooper Foundation and Fairfax Foundation, and a Fellowship to JCL Looi from the NSW Institute of Psychiatry

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Perminder Sachdev
    Prince of Wales Hospital

Design

Study design
Patients' cohort
Follow Up
Follow up to 5 years. The time of detailed assessment at 3–6 months following the cerebrovascular

Marker Paper

Sachdev, P. S., Brodaty, H., Valenzuela, M. J., Lorentz, L., Looi, J. C. L., Berman, K., ... & Zagami, A. S. (2006). Clinical determinants of dementia and mild cognitive impairment following ischaemic stroke: the Sydney Stroke Study. Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders, 21(5-6), 275-283.

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
252
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Aged 49-87 years

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other