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Accidental intrathecal insertion of an extradural catheter during combined spinal-extradural anaesthesia for caesarean section.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7547058     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The combined spinal-extradural technique is used to provide analgesia and anaesthesia in obstetric anaesthetic practice. The accidental insertion of an extradural catheter into the dural opening made previously by the spinal needle is thought to be a theoretical risk. We report a case during combined spinal-extradural anaesthesia for Caesarean section in which this complication occurred.
Authors:
P M Robbins; R Fernando; G H Lim
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of anaesthesia     Volume:  75     ISSN:  0007-0912     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Anaesth     Publication Date:  1995 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-11-20     Completed Date:  1995-11-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372541     Medline TA:  Br J Anaesth     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  355-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Free Hospital, Hampstead, London.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Anesthesia, Epidural*
Anesthesia, Obstetrical*
Anesthesia, Spinal*
Catheterization, Peripheral / instrumentation*
Cesarean Section*
Female
Foreign Bodies / etiology*
Humans
Intraoperative Complications
Pregnancy
Subarachnoid Space*
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Br J Anaesth. 1996 Feb;76(2):336   [PMID:  8777133 ]
Br J Anaesth. 1996 Jan;76(1):169   [PMID:  8672367 ]
Br J Anaesth. 1996 Jan;76(1):169-70   [PMID:  8672368 ]

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