What We Know And Don’t Know About Memory Loss After Surgery

(By Judith Graham for Kaiser Health News)

Two years ago, Dr. Daniel Cole’s 85-year-old father had heart bypass surgery. He hasn’t been quite the same since.

“He forgets things and will ask you the same thing several times,” said Cole, a professor of clinical anesthesiology at UCLA and a past president of the American Society of Anesthesiologists. Continue reading article here…

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