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Title: Studia Universitatis Vasile Goldis, Seria Stiintele Vietii (Life Sciences Series)
Abbreviated title: Studia Univ. VG, SSV
Publisher: "Vasile Goldis" University Press
Owner: Western University "Vasile Goldis" Arad, Romania
ISSN: 1584-2363
e-ISSN: 1842-7863
ISSN-L: 1584-2363

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Spinal anaesthesia versus general anaesthesia in the surgical microapproach of lumbar disc hernia Print E-mail
Written by Stoica M., Cernea D., Chiutu L., Niculescu D., Pur   
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Article Title: Spinal anaesthesia versus general anaesthesia in the surgical microapproach of lumbar disc hernia
Authors: Maria Stoica, Daniela Cernea, Luminiţa Chiuţu, Niculescu D., Purcaru F.
Affiliation: 1 Clinic of AIC, Universitary Emergency Hospital No.1 Craiova, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Craiova
2 Clinic of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Universitary Emergency Hospital No.1 Craiova, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Craiova
Abstract: Objectives . The authors’ aim is to demonstrate the systemic impact of spinal anaesthesia compared with general anaesthesia in the minimal incision approach of lumbar disc hernia. Matherial & Method. There are studied two groups of patients, respectively: 22 patients who received general anaesthesia and 24 patients who received spinal anaesthesia; in both groups there were measured : clinical parameters (the time spent in PACU, the patient’s satisfaction regarding the type of anaesthesia, the level of pain using VAS at 1, 6 and 12 hours, the passed time until the first analgetic request, total quantity of used analgetics, functional recovery, nausea, vomiting, urinary retention, number of days of hospitalization) and biological parameters: glycemia, serum cortisol, hGH. Results and Conclusions. The results demonstrate the superiority of spinal anaesthesia in lumbar microdiscectomy with a high level of patient satisfaction and a good functional recovery.
Keywords: lumbar disk hernia, discectomy, spinal anaesthesia, pain, endocrine stress
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