Neurocognitive changes after coronary bypass surgery.

@article{Baumgartner2007NeurocognitiveCA,
  title={Neurocognitive changes after coronary bypass surgery.},
  author={William A. Baumgartner},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2007},
  volume={116 17},
  pages={1879-81}
}
In this issue of Circulation, Djaiani and associates report that the processing of shed blood with a cell saver resulted in a significant reduction in postoperative neurocognitive dysfunction after coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) in elderly patients.1 The authors further implied that this significant improvement in neurocognition was a result of less lipid embolization in those patients in whom a cell saver was used. The study was a randomized double-blinded trial that compared the use of… CONTINUE READING

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