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06 December 2022: Clinical Research

Surgical Outcomes of Regional Versus General Anesthesia in 203 Patients with Upper- and Lower-Extremity Amputation: A Retrospective Study from a Single Center in Turkey

Nurettin Kurt ABCDEF*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.938603

Med Sci Monit 2022; 28:e938603

Table 4 Anesthesia methods applied to patients and surgery data.

Anesthesia methods appliedPeripheral nerve blocks6632.5%
General anesthesia6331.0%
Spinal anesthesia6431.5%
Epidural anesthesia42.0%
CSE anesthesia31.5%
Duration of surgery (minute)15.0–420.060.072.9±47.8
The unit where the patient is treated after the surgeryPostoperative Ward17485.7%
Intensive Care Unit2813.8%
Intraoperative blood needYes157.4%
Type of surgeryEmergency9144.8%
Patients’ length of hospital stay according to the anesthesia method appliedTotal patients1.0–±13.3
Peripheral nerve blocks2.0–±5.8
General anesthesia1.0–±20.6
Spinal anesthesia3.0–38.08.510.4±7.0
Epidural anesthesia9.0–±18.0
CSE anesthesia9.0–±6.6
SD – standard deviation; CSE – Combined Spinal-Epidural; Min-Max – minumum-maximum.

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