A Postoperative Sore Throat After Lumbar Spine Surgery in the Prone Position

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    Yeungnam University College of Medicine
Updated on 10 May 2022


This study was performed to compare the effect of dexmedetomidine and remifentanil on the incidence and severity of postoperative sore throat in patients undergoing spinal surgery in the prone position who are at risk of developing postoperative sore throat.

Condition Post Operative Sore Throat
Treatment remifentanil infusion, Dexmedetomidine infusion
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT05345574
SponsorYeungnam University College of Medicine
Last Modified on10 May 2022


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American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) physical status classification I and II
Undergoing lumbar spine surgery in prone position

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Pre-existing sore throat, hoarseness, or upper respiratory tract infection
Allergy to the study drugs
Anticipated difficult airways
More than two attempts at intubation
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