Patients with Parkinson’s disease are at increased risk for perioperative complications. In a prospective study of perioperative complications, patients with Parkinson’s disease were at significantly higher risk for all serious complications after correcting for all other risk factors in a multivariate analysis (Odds ratio, 8.14, CI 1.76–37.67) .
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