The DIRECT Study will:
● 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, three months, 12 months and 24 months post angiography.