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NCT02428062 : Target Hemodynamics and Brain Injury During General Anesthesia in the Elderly
PhasePhase 2/Phase 3
AgesMin: 75 Years Max: N/A
Eligibility
Inclusion Criteria:

- any patient aged 75 years and more scheduled for elective non-cardiac surgery under
general anesthesia.

Exclusion criteria:

- Failure to obtain informed consent to the study;

- Impossibility to perform scheduled geriatric and neuropsychological tests during the
preoperative evaluation;

- Mini-mental state examination score (corrected for age and education) ? 23 at the
preoperative evaluation;

- Patients scheduled to undergo intracranic neurosurgical procedures or vascular
surgery;

- Patients who have been subjected to a surgical procedure under general anesthesia in
the preceding 6 months;

- Patients with metastatic cancer; patients falling in the category of the American
Society of Anaesthesiologists (ASA) physical status 4;

- Patients already included in the study, i.e. second surgical procedure;

Inclusion criteria for the Control Group:

• Subjects of 75 years and more in whom no hospitalization or surgical procedure is
scheduled in the following 3 months.

Exclusion criteria for the Control Group:

- Failure to obtain informed consent to the study;

- Impossibility to perform scheduled geriatric and neuropsychological tests during the
baseline evaluation;

- Mini-mental state examination score (corrected for age and scholarity) ? 23 at the
baseline evaluation;

- Subjects who have undergone a surgical procedure under general anesthesia in the
preceding 6 months;

- Subjects who have undergone an unexpected surgical procedure under general anesthesia
in the timeframe between baseline 3 months evaluation.
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