A High Risk of Sleep Apnea Is Associated With Less Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction After Intravenous Anesthesia – Medscape

A High Risk of Sleep Apnea Is Associated With Less Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction After Intravenous Anesthesia – Medscape

A High Risk of Sleep Apnea Is Associated With Less Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction After Intravenous Anesthesia
Medscape
Background: The obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is characterized by temporary cerebral hypoxia which can cause cognitive dysfunction. On the other hand, hypoxia induced neurocognitive deficits are detectable after general anesthesia.

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