Association of pre-operative brain pathology with post-operative delirium in a cohort of non-small cell lung cancer patients undergoing surgical resection Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Brain
  • Brain Diseases
  • Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
  • Delirium
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Nerve Fibers, Myelinated
  • Postoperative Complications

abstract

  • In this preliminary study utilizing standard of care pre-operative brain MRIs for assessment of structural risk factors to delirium, we found white matter pathology to be a significant risk factor in post-operative delirium. Limitations and implications for further investigation are discussed.

publication date

  • September 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5529035

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/pon.3262

PubMed ID

  • 23457028

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2087

end page

  • 94

volume

  • 22

number

  • 9