Spinal anesthesia is an efficient and safe anesthetic method for percutaneous nephrolithotomy.

@article{iek2014SpinalAI,
  title={Spinal anesthesia is an efficient and safe anesthetic method for percutaneous nephrolithotomy.},
  author={Tufan Çiçek and Umut Gonulalan and Rafi Doğan and Murat Koşan and Okan Mustafa Istanbulluoglu and Murat Gonen and B{\"u}lent Ozturk and Hakan Ozkardeş},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2014},
  volume={83 1},
  pages={50-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of spinal anesthesia (SA) vs general anesthesia (GA) administration on the safety and efficiency of percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL). METHODS We retrospectively evaluated 1478 patients who underwent PCNL in our clinic between 2004 and 2011. We excluded the patients with bilateral PCNL, renal abnormality, or solitary kidney. The remaining 1004 adult patients were divided into 2 groups according to anesthesia administration as GA (n = 564) or SA (n = 440… CONTINUE READING
10 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 10 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…