Seizures after cardiac surgery.

  title={Seizures after cardiac surgery.},
  author={Gary Hunter and Gordon Young},
  journal={Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia},
  volume={25 2},
INTRODUCTION Cardiac surgery, mainly in the form of coronary artery bypass graft surgery, is known to be associated with a risk of injury to the central and peripheral nervous systems. The most commonly encountered central nervous system injury associated with cardiac surgery continues to be stroke, with seizures occurring less commonly but with significant consequences. Seizures in the cardiac surgery recovery unit (CSRU) always cause great concern to the attending physicians and families of… CONTINUE READING
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