Effects of general anaesthesia in early childhood on local and global visual processing: a post hoc analysis of the APEX cohort study.

Le 01 Juil 2024

Auteur : Salaün JP, Borst G, Cachia A, Orliac F, Vivien D, Poirel N

Année : 2024

Journal : Br J Anaesth 1471-6771

PubMed Id : 38862383

Preclinical studies suggest that early exposure to anaesthesia alters the visual system in mice and non-human primates. We investigated whether exposure to general anaesthesia leads to visual attention processing changes in children, which could potentially impact essential life skills, including learning.