Differential Effects of Isoflurane and Propofol Anesthesia on Neurogenesis in Young and Aged Rats

Abstract

Background: There is a growing body of evidence showing that a statistically significant number of people experience long-term changes in cognition after anesthesia. We hypothesize that this cognitive impairment may result from an anesthetic-induced alteration of adult hippocampal cell proliferation. Methods: To test this hypothesis, we investigated the… (More)

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