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Perioperative Care

Regional Anesthesia

Comparative perioperative outcomes associated with neuraxial versus general anesthesia for simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty.

Stundner O, Chiu YL, Sun X, Mazumdar M, Fleischut P, Poultsides L, Gerner P, Fritsch G, Memtsoudis SG.

Source‎: Reg Anesth Pain Med 2012;37(6):638-44.

Indexed‎: PubMed 23080348

DOI‎: 10.1097/AAP.0b013e31826e1494

Comparison of outcomes of using spinal versus general anesthesia in total hip arthroplasty.

Maurer SG, Chen AL, Hiebert R, Pereira GC, Di Cesare PE.

Source‎: Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 2007;36(7):E101-6.

Indexed‎: PubMed 17694193

A comparison of neuraxial block versus general anesthesia for elective total hip replacement: a meta-analysis.

Mauermann WJ, Shilling AM, Zuo Z.

Source‎: Anesth Analg 2006;103(4):1018-25.

Indexed‎: PubMed 17000823

Does neuraxial anesthesia reduce intraoperative blood loss? A meta-analysis.

Richman JM, Rowlingson AJ, Maine DN, Courpas GE, Weller JF, Wu CL.

Source‎: J Clin Anesth 2006;18(6):427-35.

Indexed‎: PubMed 16980159

Anaesthesia for hip fracture surgery in adults.

Parker MJ, Handoll HH, Griffiths R.

Source‎: Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2004;(4):CD000521.

Indexed‎: PubMed 15494999

Reduction of postoperative mortality and morbidity with epidural or spinal anaesthesia: results from overview of randomised trials.

Rodgers A, Walker N, Schug S, McKee A, Kehlet H, van Zundert A, Sage D, Futter M, Saville G, Clark T, MacMahon S.

Source‎: BMJ 2000;321(7275):1493-7.

Indexed‎: PubMed 11118174

Comparison of hypotensive epidural anaesthesia and spinal anaesthesia on blood loss and coagulation during and after total hip arthroplasty.

Niemi TT, Pitkänen M, Syrjälä M, Rosenberg PH.

Source‎: Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 2000;44(4):457-64.

Indexed‎: PubMed 10757582

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