Perioperative and Anesthetic Considerations for Neurosurgical Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy Ablations

Conclusions: LITT is a promising therapeutic approach for multiple central nervous system disorders. Anesthesiologists must be familiar with the anesthetic considerations and the technical aspects of the procedure when providing care for patients undergoing LITT. The literature is scarce on the impact of different anesthesia and analgesia techniques on clinical outcomes. Therefore, studies comparing different anesthetic regimens and the impact on outcomes are needed to make relevant recommendations on the anesthesia care of these patients.
Source: Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Review Articles Source Type: research

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