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Neuropsychological consequences of circulatory arrest with hypothermia--a case report.
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    Journal article
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    Case Reports
  • Authors:
    Newman S, Pugsley W, Klinger L, Harrison M, Aveling W, Treasure T
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    529, 538
  • Journal:
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol
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  • Keywords:
    Aged, Aortic Dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Attention, Blood Vessel Prosthesis, Brain Damage, Chronic, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Heart Arrest, Induced, Humans, Hypothermia, Induced, Hypoxia, Brain, Mental Recall, Neuropsychological Tests, Postoperative Complications, Psychomotor Performance
This case study reports on the neuropsychological consequences of prolonged circulatory arrest with hypothermia and barbiturate "protection". Measurements performed during surgery showed a prolonged absence of EEG. The neuropsychological assessment revealed a remarkable preservation of function, with the exception of delayed verbal memory and performance on the Trial Making Test. The findings are discussed in relation to the safe duration of circulatory arrest and the protection afforded the brain by hypothermia and barbiturate.
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