[Spinal anesthesia in infancy using bupivacaine 0.5%. The effect of an adrenaline addition on duration and hemodynamics].

@article{Fsel1994SpinalAI,
  title={[Spinal anesthesia in infancy using bupivacaine 0.5%. The effect of an adrenaline addition on duration and hemodynamics].},
  author={T. F{\"o}sel and W. Wilhelm and V. Gr{\"u}ne{\ss} and G. Molter},
  journal={Der Anaesthesist},
  year={1994},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={
          26-9
        }
}
  • T. Fösel, W. Wilhelm, +1 author G. Molter
  • Published 1994
  • Medicine
  • Der Anaesthesist
  • The duration of spinal anaesthesia in infants is short compared to adult patients. When tetracaine is used, the addition of epinephrine significantly prolongs the duration. For bupivacaine, however, the influence of epinephrine on the duration is not clear. We investigated the effects of epinephrine 1:200,000 added to bupivacaine 0.5% on duration and haemodynamics. PATIENTS AND METHODS. Ten former pre-term infants with postnatal respiratory problems, scheduled for bilateral inguinal hernia… CONTINUE READING
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