Bundang VCI Cohort

Principal Investigator

Hee-Joon Bae
Department of Neurology,
Seoul National University College of Medicine,
Stroke Center,
Seoul National University
Bundang Hospital, 82, Gumi-ro 173 beon-gil,
Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do 463-707, Korea.


Country Korea
Principal Investigator Hee-Joon Bae
Contact person (email) braindoc@snu.ac.kr
Key publication/reference Lim et al. Stroke 2014;45:1069-1076
Years in which study conducted 2007-
Size 1368 (104 at 2y follow-up)
Population: Hospital/community Hospital
Selection: consecutive/random  
Admit with previous stroke? Yes
Admit with TIA? No
Age range 45-91
Number of centres 1
Control group: number, population, selection None
Initial: Time and data collected/tests administered Within 2 weeks: VRF, MRI, function
Detailed 3m, 1y, 2y, 3y: NΨ, IQCODE, function, MRI (optional)
Subsequent (follow-ups) 3m, 1y, 2y, 3y, ongoing
Stroke-related data NIHSS
Functional tests/data IADLs, Rankin
Other medical tests/data ?
Neuropsychological tests Test battery (K-VCIHS-NP), MMSE
MRI scans, when and how many Within 7 days of symptoms, 1y-3y (optional)
PET scans No
Psychiatric exams/diagnoses Neuropsychiatric inventory, Geriatric Depression Scale, Dementia, VCIND
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