How many anesthesia related deaths are there?
34 each year in the US
Statistics show that unfortunately, these days, there are more and more anesthesia related deaths. It is important to know that each year in the United States of America, anesthesia is reported as the underlying cause in approximately 34 deaths. Needless to say, anesthesia represents an important factor in another 281 deaths. Moreover, mortality risk is present in a significant percentage in the elderly persons and men. The main idea is that the mortality risk associated with anesthesia is extremely high.