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Do some patients have altered mental status over a week past open heart surgery?

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Dr. Brian Mott
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Yes

If properly tested with neuropsychological tests many patients have mild memory problems up to a year after ohs.
Fortunately the vast majority have no obvious changes noticeable to them or their family members.

In brief: Yes

If properly tested with neuropsychological tests many patients have mild memory problems up to a year after ohs.
Fortunately the vast majority have no obvious changes noticeable to them or their family members.
Dr. Brian Mott
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