Postoperative cognitive dysfunction after cardiac surgery.

Abstract

Postoperative cognitive dysfunction is frequent in cardiac surgeries leading to major consequences. The physiopathological processes involved in this condition are still not completely elucidated, despite the multifactor character. Besides pre-operative factors such as age and education, some intra-operative factors are also of extreme importance. However… (More)

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@article{Martin2005PostoperativeCD, title={Postoperative cognitive dysfunction after cardiac surgery.}, author={Jos{\'e} Fernando Vilela Martin and Renan Oliveira Vaz de Melo and Let{\'i}cia Pinheiro de Sousa}, journal={Revista brasileira de cirurgia cardiovascular : orgao oficial da Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular}, year={2005}, volume={23 2}, pages={245-55} }