Ketamine and magnesium significantly reduces morphine consumption in scoliosis patients
Ketamine and magnesium association reduces morphine consumption after scoliosis surgery: prospective randomised double-blind studyActa Anaesthesiol Scand. 2014 May;58(5):572-9
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78 patients, <18 years of age, diagnosed with idiopathic scoliosis and scheduled to receive posterior spinal fusion and instrumentation, were randomly assigned into 1 of 2 groups to discern the effect a combination of intravenous magnesium and ketamine had on morphine consumption during and after scoliosis surgery, when compared to the administration of ketamine alone. Patients received interventi...
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