Usage of perioperative anxiety neuromarker for improving the quality of life of a patient operated on for critical stenosis of the internal carotid artery

Mariusz Trystuła 1, Paweł Półrola 2, Juri Kropotov 3
1 - Department of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Interventions, The John Paul II Hospital, Kraków, Poland
2 - Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Jan Kochanowski University, Kielce, Poland
3 - Laboratory for Neurobiology of Action Programming, Institute of the Human Brain, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia
Ann Agric Environ Med
2016; 23 (4):
ICID: 1226855
Article type: Original article
 
 
Objective. The aim of the study was to find a neuromarker of perioperative anxiety in a patient with critical carotid stenosis through the use of neuromarkers in Quantitative EEG (QEEG) and Event Related Potentials (ERPs). The indirect purpose of the research was evaluation of improvement in the patient’s quality of life.
Case study. A 45-year-old woman was admitted to the Department of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Interventions at the John Paul II Hospital in Krakow, with the diagnosis of critical internal carotid stenosis (over 80%), confirmed by Doppler Ultrasound and Angio-CT examinations. Before hospitalization, the patient had not presented any symptoms of brain ischemia. It was found that severe anxiety on the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HAD) was worse before the surgery. After the operation, a reduction anxiety in occurred as well as an improvement in the majority of the dimensions of health. Therefore, her quality of life improved.
Conclusions. Significant changes were observed on the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HAD). Modern neurotechnologies measures are necessary to capture all the changes in the symptoms of anxiety before and after the operation for a carotid stenosis. ERPs might be used to select patients with neuromarker of perioperative anxiety, and subsequently to serve in proper psychological care and minimalize the perioperative risk of complications.
DOI: 10.5604/12321966.1226855
PMID 28030932 - click here to show this article in PubMed
  FULL TEXT STATS

Recommend this article to:

Name:
E-mail:
From:
Language:


Related articles in IndexCopernicus™
     psychological care [2 related records]
     ERPs [6 related records]
     QEEG [4 related records]
     Surgery [668 related records]



 

Related articles

V B, ,
 CLINICAL STUDY OF SIGMOID VOLVULUS...
 BACKGROUND Sigmoid Volvulus is a rare but most important cause of intestinal obstruction. Sigmoid volvulus generally affects adults and is more common in males, typically presenting with pain abdomen, abdomen distention of sudden onset and c...
ABSTRACT

New type of prophylactic gastroenterostomy in pati...
Pancreatic cancer is a important public health problem all over the world. Up to 80% patients with carcinoma of head of the pancreas are unresectable because of local vascular invasion or distant metastasis. Optimal treatment of such patients is surg...
ABSTRACT
W Kloc, W Libionka,
 Neurochirurgiczne leczenie bólu– część...
[sub][/sub] Neuropatyczne bóle twarzy, w tym neuralgia nerwu trójdzielnego, należą do najsilniejszych zespołów bólowych. W przypadku braku skutecznego leczenia przyczynowego i oporności na objawowe leczenie zachowawcze, stosowane jest ...
ABSTRACT