Social outcome related to cognitive performance and computed tomographic findings after surgery for a ruptured intracranial aneurysm.

@article{Vilkki1990SocialOR,
  title={Social outcome related to cognitive performance and computed tomographic findings after surgery for a ruptured intracranial aneurysm.},
  author={Juhani S Vilkki and Peter Holst and J. H. Ohman and Antti R Servo and Olli Heiskanen},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={1990},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={579-84; discussion 584-5}
}
A series of 83 patients was examined with a battery of cognitive tests, a clinical interview, and computed tomography 1 year after surgery for a ruptured intracranial aneurysm. Disability on the Glasgow Outcome Scale (33%), failure to return to work (25%), impaired social relations (25%), and subjective or clinical mental impairment (56%) were found to be related to each other and to poor performance on cognitive tests, especially to verbal impairments in patients with left lateral infarctions… CONTINUE READING

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