Noncardiac Surgery Brain Injury: Etiologic Factors and Prevention


  • David A. Stump
  • D. M. Colonna
  • D. Kilgus
  • D. M. Moody
  • D. Deal



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How to Cite

Stump, D. A., Colonna, D. M., Kilgus, D., Moody, D. M., & Deal, D. (2005). Noncardiac Surgery Brain Injury: Etiologic Factors and Prevention. The Heart Surgery Forum, 6(4), 196-197.