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Spinal catheter anaesthesia for caesarean section in a patient with spina bifida.
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PMID:  2240499     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A patient with grossly deformed vertebral anatomy, scheduled for elective Caesarean section, expressed her wish to stay fully awake during the procedure. Epidural anaesthesia was considered to be impracticable, while dural puncture appeared possible only at thoracic level. Spinal anaesthesia using a subarachnoid catheter placed at T7-8 was employed successfully.
F Nuyten; M Gielen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anaesthesia     Volume:  45     ISSN:  0003-2409     ISO Abbreviation:  Anaesthesia     Publication Date:  1990 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-12-24     Completed Date:  1990-12-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370524     Medline TA:  Anaesthesia     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  846-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Institute for Anaesthesiology, University Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Anesthesia, Obstetrical / methods*
Anesthesia, Spinal / methods*
Catheterization, Peripheral
Cesarean Section*
Pregnancy Complications*
Spinal Dysraphism / complications*
Subarachnoid Space

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