David Della-Morte, Francesca Pacifici, Tatjana Rundek
Purpose of review
Cerebrovascular Disease (CeVD) remains a major cause of death and a leading cause of disability worldwide. CeVD is a complex and multifactorial disease caused by the interaction of vascular risk factors, environment and genetic factors. In the present article we discussed genetic susceptibility to CeVD, with particular emphasis on genetic studies of the associations between lipid traits and CeVD.
Several animal and clinical studies clearly defined genetic predisposition to…
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