Cognitive impairment and adjustment in patients without neurological deficits after aneurysmal SAH and early operation.

@article{Ljunggren1985CognitiveIA,
  title={Cognitive impairment and adjustment in patients without neurological deficits after aneurysmal SAH and early operation.},
  author={B. Ljunggren and B. Sonesson and H. S{\"a}veland and L. Brandt},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={1985},
  volume={62 5},
  pages={
          673-9
        }
}
  • B. Ljunggren, B. Sonesson, +1 author L. Brandt
  • Published 1985
  • Medicine
  • Journal of neurosurgery
  • The mortality rate has recently been reduced to only a small percentage of patients selected for early aneurysm surgery. Despite recovery without neurological deficits, however, a diffuse encephalopathy may remain, with emotional and psychological sequelae that will interfere with rehabilitation and social reintegration. The present study evaluates quality of life, degree of cognitive dysfunction, and adjustment of patients with a satisfactory neurological recovery after aneurysm operation in… CONTINUE READING
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