Spinal or Local Anesthesia in Lichtenstein Hernia Repair: A Randomized Controlled Trial

@article{Veen2008SpinalOL,
  title={Spinal or Local Anesthesia in Lichtenstein Hernia Repair: A Randomized Controlled Trial},
  author={R. V. van Veen and C. Mahabier and I. Dawson and W. Hop and N. Kok and J. Lange and J. Jeekel},
  journal={Annals of Surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={247},
  pages={428-433}
}
Background:With established protocols lacking, the choice of anesthetic technique remains arbitrary in inguinal hernia repair. Well-designed studies in this subject are important because of the gap or discrepancy between available scientific evidence and clinical practice. Methods:Between August 2004 and June 2006, a multicenter prospective clinical trial was performed in which 100 patients with unilateral primary inguinal hernia were randomized to spinal or local anesthesia. Clinical… Expand
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