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2023 Jan 19

Brain Stimul

Efficacy of transcranial direct current stimulation on postoperative delirium in elderly patients undergoing lower limb major arthroplasty: A randomized controlled trial.


Tao M, Zhang S, Han Y, Li C, Wei Q, Chen D, Zhao Q, Yang J, Liu R, Fang J, Li X, Zhang H, Liu H, Cao J-L
Brain Stimul. 2023 Jan 19.
PMID: 36682718.


Postoperative delirium (POD) is a common and severe postoperative complication in elderly patients undergoing major surgery linked to increased morbidity and mortality. It is reported that transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) effectively enhances cognitive function and improves impaired consciousness.