General anesthesia for TKA presents better postoperative results than spinal anesthesia
Recovery after total intravenous general anaesthesia or spinal anaesthesia for total knee arthroplasty: a randomized trialBr J Anaesth. 2013 Sep;111(3):391-9
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Dr. Harsten discusses recovery after total intravenous general anaesthesia or spinal anaesthesia for total knee arthroplasty
One hundred and twenty patients, between the ages of 45 and 85 years, scheduled to undergo total knee arthroplasty were randomly assigned into one of two groups to compare the postoperative effect of modern general anaesthetic to spinal anaesthetic. Results demonstrated that participants who received modern general anaesthetic treatment experienced significantly less pain postoperatively, less nau...
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