Wernicke’s encephalopathy as a presentation of severe thiamine deficiency after cardiac valve surgery: A case report and narrative review

  • Payam Sarraf Iranian Center of Neurological Research, Neuroscience Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Imam Khomeini Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Dina Motamedi Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran
  • Arman Habibi Iranian Center of Neurological Research, Neuroscience Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Sama Bitarafan Iranian Center of Neurological Research, Neuroscience Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Keywords: Cardiac Surgery, Wernicke Encephalopathy, Thiamine Deficiency

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Published
2019-05-07
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Sarraf P, Motamedi D, Habibi A, Bitarafan S. Wernicke’s encephalopathy as a presentation of severe thiamine deficiency after cardiac valve surgery: A case report and narrative review. Iran J Neurol. 18(2).
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