The role of SOAT-1 polymorphisms in cognitive decline and delirium after bypass heart surgery

@article{Tagarakis2007TheRO,
  title={The role of SOAT-1 polymorphisms in cognitive decline and delirium after bypass heart surgery},
  author={Georgios I. Tagarakis and Fani Tsolaki-Tagaraki and PhD Magdalini Tsolaki and Anno Diegeler and PhD Dimitrios Kazis and Effie Rouska and PhD Andreas Papassotiropoulos},
  journal={Clinical Research in Cardiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={96},
  pages={600-603}
}
Cognitive decline (CD) and delirium (PD) are commonly observed complications after bypass heart surgery. In this study we aimed to investigate whether certain genetic factors (alleles of the SOAT-1 gene) play a role in their appearance. We examined 137 patients receiving coronary bypass surgery with a neuropsychiatric test battery consisting of the Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE), the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS), the Wechsler's Memory Scale-Revised (WMS-R) on admission and one… CONTINUE READING

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