Does spinal anesthesia affect cerebral oxygenation during transurethral prostatectomy?

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is associated with the unique complication of transurethral resection of prostate syndrome (TURS), which is attributed to the absorption of irrigating fluid. This study was initiated to investigate the effects of spinal anesthesia and TURP on cerebral oxygen balance. METHODS Thirty… (More)

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@article{Atallah1998DoesSA, title={Does spinal anesthesia affect cerebral oxygenation during transurethral prostatectomy?}, author={Mikhail J. Atallah and Alice Hoeft and M A El-Ghorouri and Golinar E Hammouda and M M Saied}, journal={Regional anesthesia and pain medicine}, year={1998}, volume={23 2}, pages={119-25} }