Perioperative neurotoxicity in the elderly: summary of the 4th International Workshop.

Anesth Analg 2015 Mar;120(3):649-52

From the *Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Section for Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden; †Department of Anesthesiology, Surgical Services and Intensive Care Medicine Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden; and ‡Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

To learn the latest developments in the various forms of postoperative cognitive dysfunction, a group of scientists and physicians met in Stockholm for a full day of presentations and interactive discussions. This article summarizes the discussion; highlighting progress, challenges, and new directions in the area of perioperative neurotoxicity in our aging population.

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