Rosenblum, Jay A.; O'Connor, Robert A.
November 1967
Angiology;Nov1967, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p655
Academic Journal
A case report of a seizure disorder occurring as a complication of open heart surgery is given. The seizures were first manifested 7 months after the operative procedure, indicating that neurologic complications may occur long after surgery. The authors discuss the pathogenesis and suggest a method for the reduction of this complication.


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