Different general anesthetics affect consciousness and memory in different ways

Memory loss is common after general anesthesia, particularly for events occurring immediately before surgery—a phenomenon called retrograde amnesia. But a new study publishing on April 1st 2021 in the open access journal PLOS Biology, led by Simon Wiegert at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf in Germany, shows that changes in the hippocampus—the part of the […]

Continue Reading