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Volume:13 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #13279
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No Improvement in Dysphasia Outcomes with Bupivacaine HCl in Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion


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OrthoEvidence. No Improvement in Dysphasia Outcomes with Bupivacaine HCl in Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion . ACE Report. 2021;13(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13279

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Local Retropharyngeal Space Anesthetic for Dysphagia Reduction after Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Surgery: A Single-Center, Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial

World Neurosurg. 2021 Feb;146: e1377-e1383.

Contributing Authors: AT Villavicencio S Rajpal EL Nelson K Beasley V Kantha S Burneikiene

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Synopsis

One hundred and twenty patients undergoing 1- or 2-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) surgery for treatment of cervical degenerative disc disease with disc herniation, radiculopathy, and/or myelopathy symptoms were randomized to receive a 0.5% bupivacaine hydrochloride solution or 0.9% NaCl normal saline solution which was injected into the retropharyngeal space. Primary outcomes...

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