Perioperative stroke occurs in 1 in 14 older surgical patients, and increases cognitive decline risk

A new study has found that one in 14 older patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery experiences a clinically covert perioperative stroke, increasing the risk of cognitive decline within 1-year post-stroke.

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