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Euroanaesthesia 2018: The numbers

A single hour of general anaesthesia in early infancy—longer than is necessary to perform the most common types of minor surgeries in childhood—does not result in measurable neurodevelopmental or behavioural problems up to the age of 5 years, according to the first randomised trial of its kind involving 722 infants in seven countries, published in the Lancet.

Comment from Associate Professor Nicola Disma

Chair of the Paediatric Scientific Sub-Committee at the European Society of An…

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