Barbotage and spinal anaesthesia. The effect of barbotage on the spread of analgesia during isobaric spinal anaesthesia.

@article{Nightingale1983BarbotageAS,
  title={Barbotage and spinal anaesthesia. The effect of barbotage on the spread of analgesia during isobaric spinal anaesthesia.},
  author={Peter Nightingale},
  journal={Anaesthesia},
  year={1983},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={7-9}
}
Subarachnoid block was performed with 0.5% plain bupivacaine in 67 patients with patients in the lateral position and the table horizontal. Thirty-six patients had a single injection while in the remaining 31 patients barbotage was used. Injection rates and aspiration rates were constant in both groups at 0.33 ml/second. Mean volumes of bupivacaine used in… CONTINUE READING