Mayo Clinic study finds no link between anesthesia exposure, mild cognitive impairment

Mayo Clinic study finds no link between anesthesia exposure, mild cognitive impairment

A Mayo Clinic study of people who received anesthesia for surgery after age 40 found no association between the anesthesia and the development of mild cognitive impairment later in life. Mayo Clinic anesthesiologist and study senior author David O. Warner, M.D., explains.


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June 15, 2016

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