Jens Roggenbach

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INTRODUCTION Delirium is a frequent complication after cardiac surgery. Although various risk factors for postoperative delirium have been identified, the relationship between nocturnal breathing disorders and delirium has not yet been elucidated. This study evaluated the relationship between sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) and postoperative delirium in(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this prospective study was to evaluate the effects and functional outcome of central extracorporeal life support (ECLS) with left ventricular decompression for the treatment of refractory cardiogenic shock and lung failure. METHODS Between August 2010 and August 2013, 12 consecutive patients (2 female) with a mean age of 31.6 ±(More)
BACKGROUND Major surgery might have a modulating effect on nocturnal breathing patterns. The incidence and course of perioperative sleep-disordered breathing in individuals without a previous diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea has not been investigated sufficiently so far. METHODS In this study, polygraphic recordings have been obtained from 37(More)
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