Interventional cardiology

Nightmares for octogenarians after heart surgery

Post-operative delirium is common and overlooked among elderly patients undergoing aortic valve replacement, research suggests. The study involving in-depth interviews with 10 post TAVR/SAVR patients aged in their eighties revealed that some patients had brief episodes of delirium while others had distressing and uncomfortable feelings that lasted for days and weeks after their procedure. One ...

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