Heart surgery: Does it impact cognitive ability? (Medical News Today):
“Almost 8 million people in the United States undergo cardiovascular surgery or other related procedures each year.
Thanks to the steady improvements made by medical science, the procedures are becoming ever safer and can give people a new lease of life.
Aware of improvements in physical health due to cardiovascular surgery, scientists know less about the cognitive impact of open heart surgery.
A recent study set out to understand precisely how heart surgery might influence the mind [Read more…] about New study reinforces need for proactive cognitive monitoring after heart surgery