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Postoperative hypoxia is a contributory factor to cognitive impairment after cardiac surgery

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Objective: Cognitive dysfunction and postoperative hypoxia are common sequelae of coronary artery bypass grafting, but there has been no study to determine whether there is any relationship between them. Methods: Arterial blood gas measurements were performed before surgical intervention and on the second and fifth postoperative day, and neuropsychological assessments were performed before surgical intervention and 5 days and 3 months postoperatively by using a battery of 10 psychometric test...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
Volume:
126
Issue:
4
Pages:
1061-1064
Publication date:
2003-10-01
DOI:
ISSN:
0022-5223
Source identifiers:
143386
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:143386
UUID:
uuid:eccc9ed9-d7cb-4346-a008-284a94ce6bc8
Local pid:
pubs:143386
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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