Dementia Today.net

Site updated at Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Living with Dementia

Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction

Exposure to general anaesthesia could increase the risk of dementia in elderly by 35 percent

Exposure to general anaesthesia increases the risk of dementia in the elderly by 35%, says new research presented at Euroanaesthesia, the annual congress of the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA). The research is by Dr Francois Sztark, INSERM and University of Bordeaux, France, and colleagues.

Postoperative cognitive dysfunction, or POCD, could be associated with… Exposure to general anaesthesia could increase the risk of dementia in elderly by 35 percent   



Parkinson’s Disease Dementia

ssri2 - alzheimer's disease risk3 - angina1 - vascular endothelial growth factor1 - cognitive deterioration2 - apoe43 - omega-31 - executive function1 - parkinson's treatment1 - degenerative neurological disorder1 - congestive heart failure1 - memory impairments1 - beta-amyloid peptides1 - huntingtin1 - alzheimers association1 - alzheimers and parkinsons1 - pre-dementia2 - ptau1 - mild dementia2 - igf resistance1 - denture fit1 - alzheimer type2 - thiamin deficiency1 - lrp61 - parkinsons disease10 - changes in mood1 - early-onset dementia2 - experimental alzheimer's drug1 - blood sugar3 - hepcidin1 -