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RCT: Spinal Anesthesia not Superior to General Anesthesia for Hip Surgery in Older Adults.

12 Oct, 2021 | 00:07h | UTC

Spinal Anesthesia or General Anesthesia for Hip Surgery in Older Adults – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

News release: Myth busted: General anesthesia just as safe as spinal anesthesia after broken hip surgery – Penn Medicine

Commentary: Study Finds Spinal Anesthesia Not Superior to General Anesthesia for Hip-Fracture Surgery – BreakingMed

Related: RCT: Similar long-term survival after combined epidural–general anesthesia vs. general anesthesia alone.

 


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