Perioperative Transcutaneous Electrical Acupoint Stimulation in Major Spinal Surgery
Perioperative transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation (pTEAS) in pain management in major spinal surgery patientsBMC Anesthesiol. 2022 Nov 8;22(1): 342.
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Ninety patients undergoing spinal surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis or intervertebral disc herniation were randomized to receive perioperative transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation (n=45) or a sham control (n=45). The primary outcomes of interest included Visual Analog Scale (VAS) pain scores, remifentanil consumption, and the incidence of postoperative nausea and vomiting and dizziness....
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