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Perioperative Transcutaneous Electrical Acupoint Stimulation in Major Spinal Surgery

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January 2023

Perioperative Transcutaneous Electrical Acupoint Stimulation in Major Spinal Surgery

Vol: 303| Issue: 1| Number:14| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Perioperative transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation (pTEAS) in pain management in major spinal surgery patients

BMC Anesthesiol. 2022 Nov 8;22(1): 342.

Contributing Authors:
X Wu J Huang Y Zhang L Chen Y Ji W Ma Y Li

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Synopsis

Ninety patients undergoing spinal surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis or intervertebral disc herniation were randomized to receive perioperative transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation (n=45) or a sham control (n=45). The primary outcomes of interest included Visual Analog Scale (VAS) pain scores, remifentanil consumption, and the incidence of postoperative nausea and vomiting and dizziness....

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