Spinal Anesthesia Leads to Fewer Post-operative Complications, Small Study Suggests

Spinal Anesthesia Leads to Fewer Post-operative Complications, Small Study Suggests
Spinal anesthesia may be safer than general anesthesia for people with Parkinson’s disease undergoing surgery, causing fewer post-operative complications, including a risk of death, a small study suggests. The study, “Spinal versus General Anesthesia for Patients with Parkinson’s Disease,” was published in the International Journal of General Medicine. Anesthesia temporarily blocks nerve sensation, making it indispensable for many surgeries although its use ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2020-02-10By Forest Ray, PhD