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Octogenarian patients' sleep and delirium experiences in hospital and four years after aortic valve replacement: a qualitative interview study

Octogenarian patients' sleep and delirium experiences in hospital and four years after aortic valve replacement: a qualitative interview study

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https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/11/1/e039959

Objectives Sleep disturbances and delirium are frequently observed complications after surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) and transcutaneous aortic valve implantation (TAVI), especially in octogenarian patients. However, a knowledge gap exists on patient experiences of sleep and delirium. In particular, patients' long-term sleep and delirium experiences are unknown.