Is There a Relationship Between Previous Exposure to General Anesthesia and the Development of Alzheimer´s Disease? (DEMA)
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01695889
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2016 by Anna-Karin Strand, MD, University Hospital, Linkoeping. Recruitment status was: Active, not recruiting
First Posted : September 28, 2012
Last Update Posted : March 25, 2016
University Hospital, Linkoeping
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Anna-Karin Strand, MD, University Hospital, Linkoeping
The purpose of this study is to compare exposure to general anesthesia between cases with a diagnosis of Alzheimer´s disease and controls without diagnosis, through studies of medical records. The investigators wish to explore if there is a relationship between exposure to general anesthesia and the development of Alzheimer´s disease.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Cases from a regional Alzheimer´s disease record. Matched controls from the national population register.