Cerebral microembolization during primary total hip arthroplasty and neuropsychologic outcome: a pilot study.

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BACKGROUND Intraoperative cerebral microembolization occurs in a substantial proportion of patients undergoing THA. Historically, postoperative cognitive dysfunction has been attributed to different factors, including anesthesia, but the influence of the surgery has not been thoroughly examined. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES We conducted a prospective, controlled… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11999-009-1140-z

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@article{Patel2010CerebralMD, title={Cerebral microembolization during primary total hip arthroplasty and neuropsychologic outcome: a pilot study.}, author={Rahul V. Patel and Jan Stygall and Jane Colleen Harrington and Stanton Peter Newman and Fares Sami Haddad}, journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research}, year={2010}, volume={468 6}, pages={1621-9} }