A L Calderon

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The aim of this prospective, double-centre, observational study performed in 116 patients was to describe a new anterior approach of ultrasound-guided intermediate cervical plexus block for carotid endarterectomy. The median (IQR [range]) volume of ropivacaine 0.5% administered was 30 (25-30 [20-45]) ml. Supplemental local anaesthesia (infiltration and(More)
Female rats of the Wistar strain were rendered hyperprolactinemic by grafting one additional pituitary gland under the right kidney capsule at various ages (5 days group A; 30 days group B and 90 days group C). Age matched animals were sham operated to serve as controls. Plasma levels of PRL and LH were measured by specific double antibody RIA. Basal(More)
OBJECTIVES The current demographic situation in France regarding anesthesiologists calls for a reconsideration of anesthesia management for patients undergoing cataract surgery under topical anesthesia. This prospective observational study aimed to assess the requirement for anesthesiologist intervention during cataract surgery performed under topical(More)
Allergic reactions to amide local anaesthetic agents are rare. We report the case of a 74-year-old man who suffered anaphylaxis, presenting with cardiovascular collapse, immediately after receiving regional anaesthesia on two separate occasions, the first involving the use of levobupivacaine and the second using ropivacaine. Skin testing revealed positive(More)
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