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Anesthesia and neurodevelopment after 20 years

Where are we now and where to next?


Reviewed June 2023 by Dr Shona Chung

This extensive editorial starts with the history of research into neurodevelopmental effects of general anaesthesia in children: from the initial study in rats in 2003 to the FDA black box warning in...

Anesthesia and Sedation Exposure and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Infants Undergoing Congenital Cardiac Surgery

A Retrospective Cohort Study


Reviewed December 2023 by Dr Rebecca McIntyre

The authors of this retrospective study hypothesized that greater exposure to sedation and anaesthesia in children undergoing complex cardiac surgery is associated with lower neurodevelopmental...


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