The effects of general vs spinal anesthesia on frontal cerebral oxygen saturation in geriatric patients undergoing emergency surgical fixation of the neck of femur.

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STUDY OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of regional vs general anesthesia on transcranial cerebral oxygen saturation (rSo2). DESIGN Prospective, randomized, open-label study. SETTING Large referral hospital. PATIENTS Sixty American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status I, II, and III geriatric patients at least 60 years of age, undergoing surgical… (More)

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@article{Hoppenstein2005TheEO, title={The effects of general vs spinal anesthesia on frontal cerebral oxygen saturation in geriatric patients undergoing emergency surgical fixation of the neck of femur.}, author={David Hoppenstein and Edna Zohar and Erez Ramaty and Shay Shabat and Brian Fredman}, journal={Journal of clinical anesthesia}, year={2005}, volume={17 6}, pages={431-8} }