Laparoscopic cholecystectomy under spinal versus general anesthesia: a prospective, randomized study.

@article{Bessa2010LaparoscopicCU,
  title={Laparoscopic cholecystectomy under spinal versus general anesthesia: a prospective, randomized study.},
  author={Samer Saad Bessa and Islam A El-Sayes and Mohamed K El-Saiedi and Nabil A Abdel-Baki and Mervat M Abdel-Maksoud},
  journal={Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={515-20}
}
BACKGROUND For laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC), the use of spinal anesthesia may offer several advantages over general anesthesia. The aim of this prospective, randomized study was to compare the surgical outcome of LC performed under general anesthesia to that of LC performed under spinal anesthesia. METHODS Sixty patients were randomly assigned to… CONTINUE READING