Neurological complications

J. Stearns, C. W. Hogue

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Abstract

Introduction General advances in perioperative care now allow for the benefits of cardiac surgery to be extended to older and higher risk patients with low operative mortality. High survival in this at-risk surgical population places increased emphasis on complications as determinants of patient outcomes. Neurologicalcomplications are a particular concernowing to their relationship with older age and their association with other morbidity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCore Topics in Cardiothoracic Critical Care
PublisherCambridge University Press
Pages352-361
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9781139062381
ISBN (Print)9780521872836
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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