Effects of Prone and Jackknife Positioning on Lumbar Disc Herniation Surgery

Akinci I. O., Tunali U., Kyzy A. A., Guresti E., Sencer A., Karasu A., ...More

JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGICAL ANESTHESIOLOGY, vol.23, no.4, pp.318-322, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background: Intra-abdominal hypertension due to surgical position increases bleeding at the surgical site. In this study, we evaluated the impact of prone and jackknife position on intra-abdominal pressure (IAP), lung mechanics, blood loss at the surgical site, and duration of the surgical procedure on lumbar disc operations.