An Observational Study of Cerebral Blood Flow Velocity During Hypotensive Epidural Anesthesia.


BACKGROUND Hypotensive epidural anesthesia (HEA), as practiced at our institution, uses sympathetic blockade to achieve mean arterial blood pressure (MAP) of ≤50 mm Hg while administering epinephrine by infusion to support the circulation. HEA has not been associated with gross adverse effects on neurologic outcome or cognitive function in the postoperative… (More)
DOI: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000985