Dr Lucio D’Anna is a Consultant Neurologist at the Department of Stroke & Neurosciences at Imperial College London NHS Trust. He is also Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Division of Brain Sciences, Imperial College London.
The symptoms of Vascular dementia are problems with reasoning, planning, judgment, memory and other thought processes caused by brain damage from impaired blood flow to your brain.
Dementech offers a wide range of cutting-edge services, specifically designed for people with Vascular Dementia, such as the Dementech Biomarker Tools and genetic counselling appointments. By using the latest advances in imaging and genetics, we are able to answer all your questions regarding the diagnosis, prognosis, monitoring progression and response to treatment of vascular dementia.
Risk Assessment & Prevention
Controlling conditions that affect the underlying health of your heart and blood vessels such as lowering blood pressure, reducing cholesterol levels, preventing blood from clotting and controlling blood sugar in case of diabetes are of paramount importance in patients will vascular dementia.
At Dementech Neurosciences, we offer a multidisciplinary approach to treat all the variety of symptoms of vascular dementia. We have in-house speech and language therapist, occupational therapist, dietitian, psychologist and psychiatrist to manage effectively cognitive symptoms.
Moreover, we offer the opportunity to participate in clinical trials testing novel pharmacological intervention, before they become available to the public, aiming to delay the progression of the disease. Caregivers may experience significant stresses and have a high level of burden; therefore we also offer caregiver support.