The Effect of Multimodal Analgesia on Intraoperative Morphine Requirement in Lumbar Spine Surgeries

@inproceedings{Savitha2017TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Multimodal Analgesia on Intraoperative Morphine Requirement in Lumbar Spine Surgeries},
  author={K. S. Savitha and Radhika Dhanpal and Apoorwa N. Kothari},
  booktitle={Anesthesia, essays and researches},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Lumbar spine surgery demands intense analgesia. Preemptive multimodal analgesia (MMA) is a novel approach to attenuate the stress response to surgical stimulus. AIMS The aim of the study was to assess the intraoperative morphine consumption in patients undergoing lumbar spine surgery. PATIENTS AND METHODS A randomized, prospective, double-blind study involving 42 patients belonging to the American Society of Anesthesiologists Class I and II scheduled to undergo elective lumbar… CONTINUE READING