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Influence of local anesthetic solution on postdural puncture headache.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2310024     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A total of 2,511 patients who received spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery were observed for the development of postdural puncture headache (PDPH); 804 patients received a mixture of tetracaine and procaine, 942 received bupivacaine-glucose, and 765 received lidocaine-glucose. They were observed for the development of PDPH for a minimum of 72 h. PDPH occurred in 9.54% of patients who received lidocaine-glucose during the first 36 h compared with 7.64% of patients who received bupivacaine-glucose and 5.85% of patients who received tetracaine-procaine. The differences between all groups was statistically significant. No differences were found in the percentage of patients who ultimately required epidural blood patch for relief of symptoms after 36 h.
J S Naulty; L Hertwig; C O Hunt; S Datta; G W Ostheimer; J B Weiss
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anesthesiology     Volume:  72     ISSN:  0003-3022     ISO Abbreviation:  Anesthesiology     Publication Date:  1990 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-04-05     Completed Date:  1990-04-05     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1300217     Medline TA:  Anesthesiology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  450-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Anesthesia, George Washington University, Washington, DC.
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MeSH Terms
Anesthesia, Obstetrical*
Anesthesia, Spinal*
Anesthetics, Local*
Cesarean Section*
Headache / etiology*
Injections, Epidural
Spinal Puncture / adverse effects*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anesthetics, Local; 0/Solutions; 137-58-6/Lidocaine; 2180-92-9/Bupivacaine; 50-99-7/Glucose; 94-24-6/Tetracaine
Comment In:
Anesthesiology. 1990 Sep;73(3):587-8   [PMID:  2393156 ]

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