Association between APOE epsilon 4 allele and postoperative cognitive dysfunction: a meta-analysis.

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BACKGROUND Carriers of the apolipoprotein E epsilon 4 allele (APOEε4) may be at increased risk of postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD), but this association has not been reported consistently. We conducted a meta-analysis to derive a more precise conclusion. METHODS The PubMed, EBSCO and EMBASE databases were searched for eligible studies published… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/00207454.2013.860601

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@article{Cao2014AssociationBA, title={Association between APOE epsilon 4 allele and postoperative cognitive dysfunction: a meta-analysis.}, author={Liang Cao and Kai Wang and Tianyu Gu and Boxiang Du and Jie Song}, journal={The International journal of neuroscience}, year={2014}, volume={124 7}, pages={478-85} }