DOES SEVERE OBESITY EFFECT EARLY POSTOPERATIVE RECOVERY AND SURGICAL OUTCOMES IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING PERCUTANEOUS NEPHROLITHOTOMY UNDER SPINAL ANESTHESIA?


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Halat A. O. , DÖNMEZ M. İ. , Gonen M., Arslan O. E. , Basaran B.

JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL FACULTY OF MEDICINE-ISTANBUL TIP FAKULTESI DERGISI, vol.84, no.3, pp.354-359, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 84 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.26650/iuitfd.2021.839546
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL FACULTY OF MEDICINE-ISTANBUL TIP FAKULTESI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.354-359
  • Keywords: obesity, PACU, PNL, spinal anesthesia, prospective, BODY-MASS INDEX, MORBIDLY OBESE, EPIDURAL-ANESTHESIA, GENERAL-ANESTHESIA, PRONE, MANAGEMENT, SURGERY, STONES, SUPINE

Abstract

Objective: The primary aim of this study is to evaluate if severe obesity has any deleterious effect on the early postoperative course in patients undergoing percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL) under spinal anesthesia, and the secondary aim is to determine whether severe obesity changes surgical results.