Accepted for Publication: November 27, 2012.
Published Online: June 10, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2013.217.
Acquisition of data: Jochemsen, Muller, Visseren, and Mali.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Jochemsen, Muller, Visseren, Scheltens,
Vincken, and Geerlings.
Drafting of the manuscript: Jochemsen, Muller, and Scheltens.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Muller,
Visseren, Scheltens, Vincken, Mali, van der Graaf, and Geerlings.
Statistical analysis: Jochemsen and Muller.
Obtained funding: Scheltens and van der Graaf.
Administrative, technical, and material support: Vincken and Mali.
Study supervision: Muller, Visseren, Scheltens, van der Graaf, and
Secondary Manifestations of ARTerial disease (SMART)
Study Investigators: Ale Algra, MD, PhD, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care
and Rudolf Magnus Institute for Neurosciences, Department of Neurology; Peter A. Doevendans, MD,
PhD, Department of Cardiology; Yolanda van der Graaf, MD, PhD, Diederick E. Grobbee, MD, PhD, and
Guy E. H. M. Rutten, MD, PhD, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care; L. Jaap Kappelle,
MD, PhD, Department of Neurology; Willem P. Th. M. Mali, MD, PhD, Department of Radiology; Frans L.
Moll, MD, PhD, Department of Vascular Surgery; and Frank L. J. Visseren, MD, PhD, Department of
Vascular Medicine, University Medical Center Utrecht.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None
Funding/Support: This study was supported by
Internationale Stichting Alzheimer Onderzoek (ISAO
project No. 09502) and Alzheimer Nederland
Role of the Sponsor: The funding sources had no involvement in the writing of this
article or in the decision to submit it for publication