María José Linares Gil

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BACKGROUND Hospital admission following ambulatory surgery is a valid measure of morbidity and a quality indicator. To improve the efficiency of an ambulatory surgery unit it is essential to study the factors associated with unexpected hospital admission. Our goal was to analyze the association of age, ASA, type of surgical and anesthetic procedures,(More)
We report a case of aseptic meningitis after intradural anesthesia in a 70-year-old male. Clinical features developed 4 hours after surgery, and they consisted of high fever, severe headache, drowsiness and temporospatial disorientation, without signs of meningeal irritation. The analysis of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) showed pleocytosis, normal biochemical(More)
BACKGROUND Spinal anesthesia has been considered inappropriate for ambulatory surgery patients because of concern about voiding dysfunction. The purpose of this study was to analyze the relationship between voiding interval and type of surgery under spinal anesthesia with lidocaine and to identify other nonanesthetic risk factors for delayed voiding. (More)
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