What is the Incidence of QT Prolongation and Life-Threatening Arrhythmia Following IV Methadone Administration in Patients Undergoing Lumbar Fusion?
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Postoperative analgesia is a significant challenge following major spine surgery. Utilizing a combination of opioid and non-opioid medications, optimizing their analgesic benefits while decreasing unwanted side effects, has been an effective multi-modal strategy in an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocol.
Postoperative analgesia, spine surgery
Anesthesiology | Cardiology | Laboratory and Basic Science Research | Orthopedics
Smith G, Easton R, Shah K, Silvashi, Lipphardt M, Silvasi D, et al [George J, Williamson B, Vibert B, Ahlgren B, Papakonstantinou N] What is the incidence of QT prolongation and life-threatening arrhythmia following IV methadone administration in patients undergoing lumbar fusion? Poster presented at: The 2022 Annual Congress of Enhanced Recovery and Perioperative Medicine; 2022 May 11-13 ; Baltimore, MA.
The 2022 Annual Congress of Enhanced Recovery and Perioperative Medicine, Baltimore, MA., May 11-13, 2022.