Does general anesthesia increase dementia risk?

(Wiley) There are concerns that exposure to general anesthesia during surgery may contribute to an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease. To investigate, researchers compared exposure to general anesthesia versus regional anesthesia during elective surgery, looking for potential links to the development of dementia.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

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