Published in Surgery Litigation and Law Weekly, September 16th, 2005
The research, which appears in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, pinpoints stress and trauma of the surgery as the major cause for the increased risk.
Led by Benjamin Wolozin, MD, PhD, professor of pharmacology at BUSM, researchers compared 5216 people who underwent coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) and 3954 people who had a percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) in 1996 and 1997. Over the course of...
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