This database contains 5 studies, archived under the term: "length of stay"
Spine Surgery under general anesthesia may not increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease
Background: Volatile anesthetics cause Alzheimer’s disease (AD)-like neuropathology in animals. We determined whether spine surgery under general anesthesia and anesthetic choice contributed to AD development.; Methods: We searched the Clinical Data Repository of the University of Virginia for patients receiving spine surgery from January 1, 1992 to March 1, 2004. Patients with newly-diagnosed AD after […]
Postoperative medical complications associated with anesthesia in older adults with dementia
Objectives: To examine the association between anesthetic technique and postoperative complications in older adults with dementia undergoing hip fracture surgery.; Design: Population-based, retrospective cohort study.; Setting: Ontario, Canada.; Participants: All older adults with dementia who underwent surgery for hip fracture repair in Ontario, Canada, between April 1, 2003 and March 31, 2011.; Measurements: The baseline […]