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The Impact of Esmolol on Blood loss in Posterior Lumbar Internal Fixation Surgery

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May 2022

The Impact of Esmolol on Blood loss in Posterior Lumbar Internal Fixation Surgery

Vol: 239| Issue: 2| Number:2| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Effects of esmolol continuous infusion on blood loss in patients undergoing posterior lumbar internal fixation surgery: A prospective randomized study

J Int Med Res . 2022 Mar;50(3):3000605221078705.

Contributing Authors:
YE Moon MA Joo J Joo

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Synopsis

Thirty six patients undergoing posterior lumbar internal fixation surgery were randomized to receive a continuous intraoperative infusion of esmolol at 5 μg/kg/min (E5, n=18) or esmolol at 10 μg/kg/min (E10, n=18). The primary outcome of interest was intraoperative blood loss. Secondary outcomes of interest were to determine the impact of esmolol on intraoperative hemodynamic parameter, postoperat...

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