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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Mackensen, GB; Ti, LK; Phillips-Bute, BG; Mathew, JP; Newman, MF; Grocott, HP; Neurologic Outcome Research Group (NORG) 
Titel:
Cerebral embolization during cardiac surgery: impact of aortic atheroma burden. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Aortic atheromatous disease is known to be associated with an increased risk of perioperative stroke in the setting of cardiac surgery. In this study, we sought to determine the relationship between cerebral microemboli and aortic atheroma burden in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. METHODS: Transoesophageal echocardiographic images of the ascending, arch and descending aorta were evaluated in 128 patients to determine the aortic atheroma burden. Transcranial Doppler (TCD) of the...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Br J Anaesth 
Jahr:
2003 
Band / Volume:
91 
Heft / Issue:
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
656-61 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0007-0912 
TUM Einrichtung:
sthesiologie