Amongst clinical factors, the EuroSCORE may indicate moderate risk increase for acute postoperative encephalopathy. Most strokes occur early after surgery. Patients having suffered stroke prior to cardiac surgery may represent a high-risk group in the acute as well as chronic outcome after cardiac surgery.
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