Postoperative Stroke and Seizures

  • Lane K. JacobsEmail author
  • Benjamin L. Sapers


Perioperative cerebrovascular accident (CVA) is associated with both high mortality and prolonged and severe morbidity. General medical illness, poor physiological reserve, and the stress of surgery are all important risk factors for this potentially devastating complication.


Status Epilepticus Acute Stroke Acute Ischemic Stroke Postoperative Seizure Aortic Arch Repair 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Section of General Internal MedicineCarolinas Medical CenterCharlotteUSA

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