Anesthesia and incident dementia: a population-based, nested, case-control study.

  title={Anesthesia and incident dementia: a population-based, nested, case-control study.},
  author={Juraj Sprung and Christopher J. Jankowski and Rosebud O. Roberts and Toby N Weingarten and Andrea L Aguilar and Kayla J Runkle and Amanda K Tucker and Kathryn C McLaren and Darrell R. Schroeder and Andrew Hanson and David S. Knopman and Carmelina Gurrieri and David O. Warner},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  volume={88 6},
OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that exposure to procedures requiring general anesthesia during adulthood is not significantly associated with incident dementia using a retrospective, population-based, nested, case-control study design. PARTICIPANTS AND METHODS Using the Rochester Epidemiology Project and the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Patient Registry, residents of Olmsted County, Minnesota, diagnosed as having dementia between January 1, 1985, and December 31, 1994, were identified… CONTINUE READING
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