Association between cerebrovascular carbon dioxide reactivity and postoperative short-term and long-term cognitive dysfunction in patients with diabetes mellitus

Our intent was to identify whether cerebrovascular CO2 reactivity in diabetic patients is a risk factor for postoperative cognitive dysfunction after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. One hundred twenty-four diabetic patients undergoing elective CABG were studied and analyzed. Diabetic patients were divided into three groups: normal CO2… CONTINUE READING