Cerebral atherosclerosis

cerebral atherosclerosis: Vascular diseases characterized by thickening and hardening of the walls of ARTERIES inside the SKULL. There are three subtypes: (1) atherosclerosis with fatty deposits in the ARTERIAL INTIMA; (2) Monckeberg's sclerosis with calcium deposits in the media and (3) arteriolosclerosis involving the small caliber arteries. Clinical signs include HEADACHE; CONFUSION; transient blindness (AMAUROSIS FUGAX); speech impairment; and HEMIPARESIS.

Endpoint definition

Long name Cerebral atherosclerosis
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: I672, ICD-8: 437
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: I672, ICD-8: 437
First defined in version DF2
Latin name Atherosclerosis cerebralis

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 104 50 54
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.05 0.04 0.06
Mean age at first event (years) 68.72 68.56 68.87
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 35.58 32.00 38.89

Longitudinal metrics

All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 1.0 1.0 1.0
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 10.58 8.00 12.96

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Cerebral atherosclerosis
after Cerebral atherosclerosis

Loading survival analyses plot…

Drugs most likely to be purchased after Cerebral atherosclerosis