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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   



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