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The development of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and its effect on angina is the product of a series of technical and scientific advances. Despite these advances, however, adverse neurobehavioural outcomes continue to occur. Stroke is the most serious complication of CABG, but studies that have identified demographic and medical risk factors(More)
BACKGROUND Neurologic complications after cardiac surgery include stroke, encephalopathy, and persistent cognitive impairments. More precise neuroimaging of patients with these complications may lead to a better understanding of the etiology and treatment of these disorders. OBJECTIVE To study the pattern of ischemic changes on diffusion- and(More)
BACKGROUND Depression is commonly reported after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), and after cardiac surgery in general. Many earlier reports relied on non-standard assessments of depression, which may have overestimated its frequency. Cognitive decline has also been reported after CABG. We assessed the frequency of depression after CABG by a(More)
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