Nonpsychotic mental disorder after open heart surgery

@article{Ruzza2014NonpsychoticMD,
  title={Nonpsychotic mental disorder after open heart surgery},
  author={Andrea Ruzza},
  journal={Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals},
  year={2014},
  volume={22},
  pages={374 - 374}
}
  • A. Ruzza
  • Published 1 March 2014
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals
I read with great interest the article by Okamoto and colleagues on anxiety and depression in patients after thoracic aortic surgery (TAS) compared to coronary artery bypass grafting. I congratulate Okamoto and coworkers on their well-designed analysis and the interesting results in their publication. They concluded that TAS patients have some anxiety and depression 1–5 years after surgery, similar to coronary artery bypass patients. They did not find any variable related to anxiety in TAS… 
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