neuraxial blockade


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neuraxial blockade

Spinal or epidural anesthesia.
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In this report we describe the successful provision of neuraxial blockade for analgesia during labour in a parturient who had had corrective spinal surgery during early childhood.
To complicate the matter further one could argue that knowledge of her complex spinal problem would have minimized any such risks or made neuraxial blockade inadvisable.
Neuraxial blockade should be approached with caution in patients with previous back injury, and only after a thorough assessment has been obtained to exclude spinal canal stenosis.
Severe neurological complications after central neuraxial blockades in Sweden 1990-1999.