Case report: subarachnoid anesthesia for kyphoplasty: is anesthesia adequate?

Abstract

We performed a prospective pilot study of subarachnoid anesthesia for kyphoplasty in 11 nonrandomized patients. Subarachnoid anesthesia was administered at the level of the best palpable intervertebral space below L3. Patients received intrathecally either hyperbaric or plain bupivacaine with or without fentanyl. Five patients experienced pain during the… (More)
DOI: 10.1213/ANE.0b013e3181e0574c

Topics

Cite this paper

@article{Souvatzis2010CaseRS, title={Case report: subarachnoid anesthesia for kyphoplasty: is anesthesia adequate?}, author={Xenia Souvatzis and Pavlos G. Katonis and Savas A Licoudis and Diamantina G Marouli and Helen Askitopoulou}, journal={Anesthesia and analgesia}, year={2010}, volume={111 1}, pages={238-40} }