Predictors of delirium after cardiac surgery delirium: effect of beating-heart (off-pump) surgery.

  title={Predictors of delirium after cardiac surgery delirium: effect of beating-heart (off-pump) surgery.},
  author={Jan Bucerius and Jan F. Gummert and Michael Andrew Borger and T Walther and Nicolas K Doll and Volkmar Falk and Dierk V. Schmitt and Friedrich W. Mohr},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  volume={127 1},
BACKGROUND Despite improved outcomes after cardiac operations, postoperative delirium remains a common complication that is associated with increased morbidity and prolonged hospital stay. METHODS Univariate and multivariate predictors of postoperative delirium were determined from prospectively gathered data on 16,184 patients undergoing cardiac operations with cardiopulmonary bypass (conventional, n = 14,342) and without cardiopulmonary bypass (beating-heart surgery, n = 1847) between April… CONTINUE READING
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