Effect of Warm Irrigation Fluid on Mitigating Hypothermia in Intervertebral Foramen Surgery
Effect of medium with moderate temperature on patient's body temperature during percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomyJ Orthop Surg Res. 2022 Jun 28;17(1): 336.
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One hundred and ten patients undergoing intervertebral foramen surgery were randomized to either receive heated saline for irrigation (n=55) or saline at room temperature (n=55). Outcomes that were measured were core body temperature, pain scores using a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), and inflammatory cytokines. Significant differences were noted in pain scores 6 hours after the surgery as well as at ...
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