Does mild cognitive impairment increase the risk of developing postoperative cognitive dysfunction? Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cognition Disorders
  • Dementia
  • Postoperative Complications

abstract

  • These preliminary findings suggest that surgery negatively impacts attention/concentration in patients with MCI but not in normal individuals. This is the first study that identified a specific subgroup of patients who are predisposed to POCD.

publication date

  • June 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3148659

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2009.07.042

PubMed ID

  • 20609722

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 782

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 199

number

  • 6