Impact of Anesthetic Technique on TKA

    Is there a preferred anesthetic technique for patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty, and how does that technique affect outcomes of the procedure?

    Nabil M. Elkassabany, MD, an anesthesiologist at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center in Philadelphia, addresses these questions in an interview from last year’s meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologist.

    Click the image above to hear Dr. Elkassabany’s comments.

    Producer: Susan Doan-Johnson; Director: Michael Szuch: Post Production: Michael Bugera