Leo M Jeyaraj

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BACKGROUND The authors have previously observed an apparent association between rostral spread of spinal anesthesia and choice of intravenous vasopressor given to maintain maternal systolic arterial pressure during cesarean delivery. This study tested the hypothesis that an intravenous infusion of phenylephrine can reduce rostral spread of spinal anesthesia(More)
BACKGROUND Maternal hypotension occurs in 60-94% of Cesarean deliveries with 10-15 mg spinal bupivacaine. Reduced doses of bupivacaine may decrease the incidence of hypotension, nausea, and vasopressor use. The primary objective of this study was to compare 4.5 mg and 12 mg doses of intrathecal bupivacaine on maternal hemodynamics. The secondary objective(More)
Kearns-Sayre syndrome (KSS) is a rare mitochondrial myopathy that usually develops before 20 years of age. It demonstrates multisystemic involvement with a triad of cardinal features: progressive ophthalmoplegia, pigmentary retinopathy, and cardiac conduction abnormalities. In addition, patients might have cerebellar ataxia, a high content of protein in the(More)
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