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Is cobalamin deficiency associated with increased risk for all subtypes of postoperative delirium?

Authors Wang L, Lan K, Lin Y, Chen J

Received 19 June 2016

Accepted for publication 23 June 2016

Published 16 August 2016 Volume 2016:12 Pages 2029—2031


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Editor who approved publication: Professor Wai Kwong Tang

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

View the original paper by Sevuk and colleagues. 

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