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Title: Cognitive dysfunction follows left heart catheterisation but is not related to microembolic count.
Epworth Authors: Gerraty, Richard
Other Authors: Scott, David
Evered, Lisbeth
MacIsaac, Andrew
Lai-Kwon, Julia
Silbert, Brendan
Keywords: Cognitive dysfunction.
Coronary angiography.
Transcranial Doppler.
Issue Date: Jul-2014
Citation: Int J Cardiol. 2014 Jul 15;175(1):67-71.
Abstract: Left heart catheterisation with coronary angiography (CA) may lead to cognitive dysfunction, as a result of neurological injury. The aim was to assess the incidence of cognitive dysfunction in elderly patients three months after CA and investigate any association between cognitive dysfunction and microembolic count during CA.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.04.235
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ISSN: 0167-5273
Journal Title: International Journal of Cardiology.
Type: Journal Article
Affiliated Organisations: Department of Anaesthesia, St. Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.
Department of Cardiology, St. Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.
Department of Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, Australia.
Appears in Collections:Cardiac Sciences

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