Anesthesia Tied to Neurocognitive Impairment in Childhood ALL Survivors

Anesthesia Tied to Neurocognitive Impairment in Childhood ALL Survivors
HealthDay News — Multiple exposures to general anesthesia may be associated with neurocognitive impairment and brain imaging abnormalities in long-term survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), according to a study published online June 20 in JAMA Oncology. Pia Banerjee, Ph.D., of the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, and colleagues gathered long-term follow-up data from 212 survivors of ... read more
Source: Neurology AdvisorPublished on 2019-07-08By Haymarket Media