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Contact: Jim Dryden
jdryden@wustl.edu
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Washington University School of Medicine

Peter Nagele, Washington University School of Medicine

Caption: Peter Nagele, M.D., and his colleagues followed 500 surgery patients at elevated risk of heart attack and found that using nitrous oxide as an anesthetic during surgery did not increase heart attack risk.

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