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BACKGROUND Cervical epidural anaesthesia (CEA) using local anesthetics (LA) is a well established technique for the surgeries in the neck, chest and upper arms. Recently ropivacaine is introduced with better safety profile. OBJECTIVES The aim was to observe the safety of Cervical epidural anaesthesia as an anaesthetic technique and to compare the efficacy… (More)
The anaesthetic management is described of a patient with cystic fibrosis who had had a double lung transplantation for intractable respiratory failure. An epidural block provided analgesia/anaesthesia for vaginal birth and bilateral tubal ligation.
The successful management of a 29-yr-old patient with tracheal separation between rings one and two after attempted hanging is described. Increasing difficulty with ventilation via a tracheal tube and surgical emphysema indicated the need for a tracheostomy. The diagnosis was made during the tracheostomy procedure when it was observed that the tracheal tube… (More)
Torsion of uterine adnexa is an important cause of acute abdominal pain in which torsion of ovarian masses is quite common. Parovarian cysts are benign cysts that are included within the subject of ovarian cysts due to their close position. They are seen rarely in children and are difficult to diagnose. It usually appears as an intra abdominal mass with a… (More)
A technique of premiedication using oral diazepam and metoclopramide with a drink is described and shown to provide better sedation and less vomiting than pethidine and atropine given intramuscularly without a drink to a group of similar patients.
A woman presented at 24 weeks gestation with previously undiagnosed mitral stenosis. She did not respond to conservative management and underwent successful percutaneous balloon mitral valvotomy for refractory congestive cardiac failure, with complete resolution of her symptoms. The remainder of her pregnancy was uncomplicated and she delivered a healthy… (More)