Comparison of general anesthesia and combined spinal-epidural anesthesia for retrograde intrarenal surgery


Cakici M. C. , Ozok H. U. , Erol D., Catalca S., SARI S. , Ozdemir H., ...More

MINERVA UROLOGICA E NEFROLOGICA, vol.71, no.6, pp.636-643, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 71 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.23736/s0393-2249.19.03481-7
  • Title of Journal : MINERVA UROLOGICA E NEFROLOGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.636-643
  • Keywords: Anesthesia, spinal, Anesthesia, epidural, Anesthesia, general, Pain, PERCUTANEOUS NEPHROLITHOTOMY, COMPLICATIONS, CLASSIFICATION, EFFICACY, SAFETY, STONES

Abstract

BACKGROUND: To investigate the applicability of the combined spinal-epidural anesthesia (CSEA) method in RIRS for the treatment of kidney stone disease and also to compare with general anesthesia (GA) in terms of their effects on early postoperative pain levels and their cost.