Anesthesia, surgery linked to decline in memory and thinking

July 19th, 2018 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

In adults over 70, exposure to general anesthesia and surgery is associated with a subtle decline in memory and thinking skills, according to new research. The study analyzed nearly 2,000 people and found that exposure to anesthesia after age 70 was linked to long-term changes in brain function.
Source: Medicine Science Daily

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