Neuropsychiatric complications following cardiac surgery

Stephen A. Mills, Donald S. Prough

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Few patients are neurologically devastated following cardiac surgery. However, a substantial number of patients suffer sufficient deterioration in neurologic and neuropsychologic function that the quality of their recovery is limited. Intensive research is necessary to determine what surgical and pharmacologic techniques are suitable for use in this large at-risk population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)39-46
Number of pages8
JournalSeminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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