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Establish whether POCD is associated with new disability after surgery, which would inform whether POCD impacts patient-centered outcomes.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Annals of surgery
Postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) is a decline of cognitive status that commonly occurs after surgery in elderly patients. Whether DNA methylation is associated with the development of POCD i...
Postoperative delirium and postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) are common after cardiac surgery and contribute to an increased risk of postoperative complications, longer length of stay, and in...
Unfavorable psychosocial working conditions have been associated with cognitive decline and chronic diseases, both of which may subsequently accelerate functional dependence. This study aimed to inves...
Surgical trauma is known to result in systemic inflammatory changes that can lead to postoperative cognitive dysfunction. In the present study, the authors compared the effects of an epidural anesthes...
Patients with pre-existing neurodegenerative disease commonly experience fractures that require orthopedic surgery. Perioperative neurocognitive disorders (PND), including delirium and postoperative c...
postoperative cognitive decline is a common and deleterious complication in aged patients.The link between inflammation and postoperative cognitive decline has also been reported.However,t...
During the last decades improvements in operative techniques and perioperative care have led to a steady decline in mortality after cardiac surgery. Good survival rates have been shown rep...
Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction (POCD) is a state of decline in cognitive ability after surgery and is frequently seen among our elderly population. Many studies have looked into predi...
This project will investigate changes in cognitive function in the early postoperative phase (
The incidence of cognitive decline related to CPB ranges from 20% to 80%, which may affect length of hospital stay, quality of life, the rehabilitation process, and work performance.Howeve...
Pathologic processes that affect patients after a surgical procedure. They may or may not be related to the disease for which the surgery was done, and they may or may not be direct results of the surgery.
Cognitive disorders including delirium, dementia, and other cognitive disorders. These may be the result of substance use, trauma, or other causes.
Unexplained neurologic condition characterized by episodes of atonic seizures, convulsions or staring spells with further cognitive decline.
The period of care beginning when the patient is removed from surgery and aimed at meeting the patient's psychological and physical needs directly after surgery. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Pain during the period after surgery.
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...