The effectiveness of combining magnesium (Mg) administration with both general and spinal anesthesia to reduce postoperative pain and analgesic consumption is still debated. We evaluated the effects of an intravenous (IV) infusion of Mg sulphate on analgesic consumption and postoperative pain score after total knee arthroplasty performed under spinal anesthesia.

Intravenous infusion of magnesium sulfate and postoperative analgesia in total knee arthroplasty

Messina, A;
2015

Abstract

The effectiveness of combining magnesium (Mg) administration with both general and spinal anesthesia to reduce postoperative pain and analgesic consumption is still debated. We evaluated the effects of an intravenous (IV) infusion of Mg sulphate on analgesic consumption and postoperative pain score after total knee arthroplasty performed under spinal anesthesia.
Aged
Analgesia, Patient-Controlled
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Analgesics, Opioid
Anesthesia, Spinal
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee
Calcium
Female
Humans
Magnesium
Magnesium Sulfate
Male
Middle Aged
Pain, Postoperative
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