Association Between the Recall Verbal Memory and Side of Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis
Jyun-Ru Chen1, Chun-Jen Lin2,3, I-Hui Lee2,3,4, and Chia-Feng Lu1
1Department of Biomedical Imaging and Radiological Sciences, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taipei, Taiwan, 2School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, 3Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, 4Institute of Brain Science, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taipei, Taiwan
Previous studies reported that the patients with asymptomatic internal carotid stenosis (aICS) had a higher risk of stroke and recall verbal memory impairment. However, whether the side of aICS could cause different verbal memory outcomes was less explored. In this study, significant difference of functional connectivity (FC) was found between the left and right aICS groups. The correlation analysis estimating the association between FC and recall verbal memory also presented different profiles between two aICS groups.
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