Regional anesthesia use in hip repair associated with shorter hospital stay

  • July 21, 2014

Use of regional anesthesia was associated with a modestly shorter length of stay when compared with use of general anesthesia, according to study results.

Researchers performed a retrospective cohort study, in which 56,729 patients who underwent surgery for hip fracture at general acute care hospitals in New York State between July 2004 and December 2011 were matched with patients who lived at different distances from hospitals that specialized in regional or general anesthesia.

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