Effect of regional or general anesthesia methods on mortality according to age groups in geriatric hip surgery patients


Akcan A., ŞANAL BAŞ S., GÜLEÇ M. S.

AGRI-THE JOURNAL OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF ALGOLOGY, vol.32, no.2, pp.72-78, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/agri.2019.56689
  • Journal Name: AGRI-THE JOURNAL OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF ALGOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.72-78
  • Keywords: Anesthesia, general, geriatrics, regional, hip surgery, FRACTURE SURGERY, POSTOPERATIVE OUTCOMES, COMPLICATIONS, MANAGEMENT

Abstract

Objectives: Hip surgeries performed in elderly patients are important in terms of both the physiological features of geriatric patients and the risks of surgery. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of age and the anesthesia method used on morbidity and mortality in geriatric patients who had hip surgery.