neuraxial blockade


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neuraxial blockade

Spinal or epidural anesthesia.
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Though there are numerous published case reports of unintentional subdural blockade, it still remains a less well recognised complication of central neuraxial blockade.
Considering patients presenting for major limb amputations are a high risk group with multiple co-morbidities, it would be prudent to choose a safer technique like continuous perineural infusion thus avoiding systemic analgesics and neuraxial blockade (Epidural).
Avoiding the physiological sympathectomy associated with central neuraxial blockade minimises the haemodynamic fluctuations associated with such blocks.
There was significant motor blockade only during the initial 4 hours after the surgery presumably due to the residual intraoperative neuraxial blockade.
Follow-up studies investigating the effect of intraoperative ketamine on persisting post surgical pain (PPSP) have been disappointing, but so far they have not included simultaneous intraoperative neuraxial blockade (3,4).