Surgery results in exaggerated and persistent cognitive decline in a rat model of the Metabolic Syndrome Article (Faculty180)

cited authors

  • Feng, Xiaomei; Degos, Vincent; Koch, Lauren G; Britton, Steven L; Zhu, Yinggang; Vacas, Susana; Terrando, Niccolò; Nelson, Jeffrey; Su, Xiao; Maze, Mervyn


  • Postoperative cognitive decline can be reproduced in animal models. In a well-validated rat model of the Metabolic Syndrome, we sought to investigate whether surgery induced a more severe and persistent form of cognitive decline similar to that noted in preliminary clinical studies.

publication date

  • 2013

published in

start page

  • 1098

end page

  • 105


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