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Diabetes, but Not Hypertension and Obesity, Is Associated with Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction.

Older people undergoing surgery are at risk of developing postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD), but little is known of risk factors predisposing patients to POCD. Our objective was to estimate the risk of POCD associated with exposure to preoperative diabetes, hypertension, and obesity.


Preoperative Salivary Cortisol AM/PM Ratio Predicts Early Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction After Noncardiac Surgery in Elderly Patients.

The diagnosis of postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) requires complicated neuropsychological testing and is often delayed. Possible biomarkers for early detection or prediction are essential for the prevention and treatment of POCD. Preoperative screening of salivary cortisol levels may help to identify patients at elevated risk for POCD.

Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction and Noncardiac Surgery.

Postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) is an objectively measured decline in cognition postoperatively compared with preoperative function. POCD has been considered in the anesthetic and surgical literature in isolation of cognitive decline which is common in the elderly within the community and where it is labeled as mild cognitive impairment, neurocognitive disorder, or dementia. This narrative review seeks to place POCD in the broad context of cognitive decline in the general population. Cognitive ch...


Sirt1 mediates improvement of isoflurane-induced memory impairment following hyperbaric oxygen preconditioning in middle-aged mice.

Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) preconditioning (PC) has been suggested as a feasible method to provide neuroprotection from postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD). However, whether HBO-PC can ameliorate cognitive deficits induced by isoflurane, and the possible mechanism by which it may exert its effect, has not yet been clarified. In the present study, middle-aged mice were exposed to isoflurane anesthesia (1.5 minimal alveolar concentration [MAC]) for 2 h to establish a POCD model. After HBO preconditionin...

Validity of a point-of-care nerve conduction device for polyneuropathy identification in older adults with diabetes: Results from the Canadian Study of Longevity in Type 1 Diabetes.

Point-of-care nerve conduction devices (POCD) have been studied in younger patients and may facilitate screening for polyneuropathy in non-specialized clinical settings. However, performance may be impaired with advanced age owing to age-related changes in nerve conduction. We aimed to evaluate the validity of a POCD as a proxy for standard nerve conduction studies (NCS) in older adults with type 1 diabetes (T1D).

Resveratrol-loaded nanoemulsion prevents cognitive decline after abdominal surgery in aged rats.

The maladaptive response of aged microglia to surgery and consequent neuroinflammation plays a key pathogenic role in postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD). Here, we assessed the preventive effect of resveratrol (RESV) for POCD in aged rats. The emulsified form of RESV (e-RESV) was selected to improve its oral and brain bioavailability. Animals were assigned to one of four groups: e-RESV (80 mg/kg) versus vehicle treatment by abdominal surgery versus isoflurane anesthesia alone (n = 8 in each group)...

Intraoperative hypotension is not associated with postoperative cognitive dysfunction in elderly patients undergoing general anesthesia for surgery: results of a randomized controlled pilot trial.

To assess the effect of different intraoperative blood pressure targets on the development of POCD and test the feasibility of a larger trial.

Varenicline reduces DNA damage, tau mislocalization and post surgical cognitive impairment in aged mice.

Postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) occurs more frequently in elderly patients undergoing major surgery. Age associated cholinergic imbalance may exacerbate postoperative systemic and neuroinflammation, but the effect nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nAchR) stimulation on the development of POCD remains unclear. Aged male C57BL/6N mice (18 months old) underwent a midline laparotomy or were exposed to sevoflurane anesthesia alone (4-5%), with or without concomitant varenicline, a partial nAchR, at 1...

Oxidative stress and mitochondrial dysfunction contributes to postoperative cognitive dysfunction in elderly rats.

Postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) is defined by cognitive impairment determined by neuropsychological tests from before to after surgery. Several mechanisms have been proposed in this bidirectional communication between the immune system and the brain after surgery. We aimed at understanding the mechanisms underlying POCD elderly rats in an experimental tibial fracture model. Elderly male Wistar rats were subjected to tibial fracture (TF) model. Control (sham) and fracture (TF) groups were followed...

Intravenous versus inhalational maintenance of anaesthesia for postoperative cognitive outcomes in elderly people undergoing non-cardiac surgery.

The use of anaesthetics in the elderly surgical population (more than 60 years of age) is increasing. Postoperative delirium, an acute condition characterized by reduced awareness of the environment and a disturbance in attention, typically occurs between 24 and 72 hours after surgery and can affect up to 60% of elderly surgical patients. Postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) is a new-onset of cognitive impairment which may persist for weeks or months after surgery.Traditionally, surgical anaesthesia h...

Sub-nanoliter, real-time flow monitoring in microfluidic chips using a portable device and smartphone.

The ever-increasing need for portable, easy-to-use, cost-effective, and connected point-of-care diagnostics (POCD) has been one of the main drivers of recent research on lab-on-a-chip (LoC) devices. A majority of these devices use microfluidics to manipulate precisely samples and reagents for bioanalysis. However, filling microfluidic devices with liquid can be prone to failure. For this reason, we have implemented a simple, yet efficient method for monitoring liquid displacement in microfluidic chips using...


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