Effects of adding magnesium to bupivacaine and fentanyl for spinal anesthesia in knee arthroscopy

  title={Effects of adding magnesium to bupivacaine and fentanyl for spinal anesthesia in knee arthroscopy},
  author={H{\"u}ban Dayioǧlu and Zehra Nur Baykara and Asena Salbes and Mine Solak and Kamil Toker},
  journal={Journal of Anesthesia},
The aim of the study was to investigate the effects of adding intrathecal magnesium sulfate 50 mg to low-dose bupivacaine-fentanyl on the spread, duration, regression of spinal block, and postoperative analgesia in patients undergoing knee arthroscopy. This study was designed in a prospective, randomized, and double-blinded manner. Sixty American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) physical status I or II patients were randomly allocated to receive 50 mg magnesium sulfate (3 ml) or 3 ml of… CONTINUE READING


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