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Anaesthetic depth and complications after surgery: an international randomized controlled trial. Lancet 2019; 394: 1907-1914

Published: 24th January 2020

Authors: Short TG, Campbell D, Frampton C, Chan MTV, Myles PS, Corcoran TB et al.


Some 6644 patients aged over 60 years and having major surgery were included. There was no difference between modes of anaesthesia in postoperative complications or mortality after one year.

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