Hallym VCI

Principal Investigator

Professor Kyung-Ho Yu
Department of Neurology
Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital


Country South Korea
Key publication/reference

KH Yu et al. Stroke. 2013; 44:786-788

JS Lim et al. J Diabetes Complications. 2018 32:682-7

Years in which study conducted 2011-2020
Size 1260
Population: Hospital/community Hospital
Selection: consecutive/random Consecutive
Admit with previous stroke? Yes
Admit with TIA? Yes
Age range 29-93
Number of centres 1
Control group: number, population, selection not applicable
Initial: Time and data collected/tests administered Within 1 week: IQCODE, K-MMSE and K-MoCA
Detailed 3-6 months: Korean-VCIHS-NP, K-MMSE, K-MoCA
Subsequent (follow-ups)  
Stroke-related data National Institute of Health Stroke Scale, modified Rankin Score
Functional tests/data CDR, GDS, B-ADL, K-IADL
Other medical tests/data Routine laboratory values
Neuropsychological tests Korean-VCIHS-NP
MRI scans, when and how many MRI T1, T2, FLAIR, DWI, SWI and MRA at admission 
PET scans No
Psychiatric exams/diagnoses Depression (S-GDS /GDS)
Intervention trialled? No

CT=computed tomography scan, MedHx=medical history, VRF=vascular risk factors (hypertension, diabetes, atrial fibrillation, obesity, smoking etc.), NΨ=neuropsychological, TIA=transient ischemic attack, m=month, y=year