Sevoflurane inhibits neurogenesis and the Wnt-catenin signaling pathway in mouse neural progenitor cells.

@article{Zhang2013SevofluraneIN,
  title={Sevoflurane inhibits neurogenesis and the Wnt-catenin signaling pathway in mouse neural progenitor cells.},
  author={Yiying Zhang and Yuanlin Dong and H Zheng and Vivian L Shie and H Wang and Jacqueline Busscher and Yun Yue and Zhiling Xu and Zhongcong Xie},
  journal={Current molecular medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={13 9},
  pages={1446-54}
}
Recent population studies suggest that children who receive anesthesia and surgery could be at an increased risk for developing learning disabilities. The underlying reason for this clinical observation is largely unknown. Whether undergoing anesthesia contributes to learning disability development, or if the need for anesthesia and surgery is a marker for… CONTINUE READING