Combined Spinal Epidural Anesthesia for Lower Extremity Surgeries in Elderly Patients
Vol: 303| Issue: 1| Number:2| ISSN#: 2564-2537
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1
Effects of Combined Spinal Epidural Anesthesia in Orthopaedic Surgery of Elderly PatientsComput Math Methods Med . 2022 Oct 13;2022:3523172.
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Forty patients over 60 years of age undergoing hip replacement or femoral head replacement surgery for femoral fractures were randomized to receive either a combined spinal epidural block anesthesia (n=20) or epidural anesthesia (n=20). Outcomes of interest were heart rate (HR), mean arterial pressure (MAP), pain, and complication rates after 24 hours. HR and MAP were significantly lower in the co...
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