Cervical epidural anesthesia in post stroke patients: are we safe?

Abstract

The role of regional anesthetic techniques such as cervical epidural and inter-scalene brachial plexus blockade (ISB) in rehabilitated stroke patients remains uncertain. We present a case of rehabilitated stroke patient with reactive airway disease, which was managed using cervical epidural anesthesia for an above the elbow amputation. We further discuss… (More)

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