Is cobalamin deficiency associated with increased risk for all subtypes of postoperative delirium?
Li-Kai Wang,1 Kuo-Mao Lan,1,2 Yao-Tsung Lin,1,2 Jen-Yin Chen1,3
1Department of Anesthesiology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, 2Department of Food Science and Applied Biotechnology, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, 3Department of the Senior Citizen Service Management, Chia Nan University of Pharmacy and Science, Tainan, Taiwan
In a recent paper, Sevuk et al used the single-hospital-based database to investigate whether cobalamin (vitamin B12) deficiency increased the risk of postoperative delirium in patients aged .60 years undergoing cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass.1
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