Adv Gerontol 2018;31(3):408-415
Railway Clinical Hospital on the station of Irkutsk-Passazhirkii, Neurosurgical Center, 10, Botkina str., Irkutsk, 664005, Russian Federation.
The aim of the study was a comparative analysis of the effectiveness of the use of Dexmedetomidine and Propofol in the treatment of degenerative diseases of the lumbar spine with minimally invasive puncture techniques in elderly patients. The study included 83 elderly patients (over 60 years old) who underwent laser denervation of facet joints (n=44) and posterolateral transforaminal endoscopic discectomy (n=39): in the first group, Dexmedetomidine (n=32), in the second group - Propofol (n=51). For the comparative analysis, gender characteristics (gender, age), constitutional features (height, weight, body mass index), the degree of physical status by ASA, the intensity of the pain syndrome before surgery, the duration of the operation, the degree of patient satisfaction with the Macnab surgery, the complications. Read More