Early post-cardiac surgery delirium risk factors.

@article{Andrejaitien2012EarlyPS,
  title={Early post-cardiac surgery delirium risk factors.},
  author={Judita Andrejaitienė and Edmundas {\vS}irvinskas},
  journal={Perfusion},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={105-12}
}
The purpose of this study was to identify the post-cardiac surgery delirium risk factors and to evaluate clinical outcomes. Data on 90 patients with postoperative delirium after cardiac surgery on cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) were analyzed retrospectively. The patients were divided into two groups by evaluating the severity of the delirium: light and moderate delirium group (n=74) and severe delirium group (n=16). We found that the rate of early post-cardiac surgery delirium was low (4.17%). We… CONTINUE READING