Hypotensive anesthesia and autotransfusion in spinal surgery.

  title={Hypotensive anesthesia and autotransfusion in spinal surgery.},
  author={Ron J. Mandel and Mark D. Brown and N C McCollough and Vicente Pallar{\'e}s and R Varlotta},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
Sixty-eight (68) spinal operations performed under normotensive anesthesia were compared with 77 procedures performed under controlled hypotensive anesthesia. Procedures reviewed included Harrington instrumentation and fusion, dorsal arch resection, laminectomies and other spinal fusions. Intraoperative and postoperative blood loss and blood replacement were found to be reduced by approximately 50% in the group undergoing controlled hypotensive anesthesia for each procedure reviewed. This… CONTINUE READING

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