Centre for Anaesthesia and Cognitive Function
The CISCO Study will:

Document the prevalence of Pre-existing cognitive impairment in patients presenting for coronary angiography, with and without coronary artery disease

Prospectively monitor cognitive function through procedural interventions

Assess the impact of subsequent interventions on cognitive function

Relate clinical cardiac risk factors to Pre-existing cognitive impairment

Participants will include people who are:

50 years of age or more

Scheduled for coronary angiography (angiogram) procedure

An assessment of memory and thinking will take place before the angiography, and then at discharge from hospital, one week and three months post angiography.