Neurologic and cognitive outcomes after aortic arch operation with hypothermic circulatory arrest.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Neurologic injury is still a frequent cause of mortality, morbidity, and long-lasting disability in patients undergoing an aortic arch operation with hypothermic circulatory arrest. The aim of this analysis was to evaluate short- and long-term outcomes in neurologic and cognitive functions in this group of high-risk patients. METHODS A total of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.surg.2016.02.008

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