Delayed Neuraxial Hematoma in Parturient With Fontan Circulation Following Neuraxial Anesthesia for Cesarean Section.

@article{Chiaghana2016DelayedNH,
  title={Delayed Neuraxial Hematoma in Parturient With Fontan Circulation Following Neuraxial Anesthesia for Cesarean Section.},
  author={Chukwudi Obiora Chiaghana and Justin M Bremer and Joshua Warren Sappenfield and Adam Wendling},
  journal={Regional anesthesia and pain medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={773-775}
}
OBJECTIVE Neuraxial hematoma is a rare complication of spinal or epidural anesthesia. However, variable coagulation factor defects are relatively common in patients with Fontan circulation, and may predispose such patients to either increased risk of thrombosis or coagulopathy. These defects may indirectly increase their risk of neuraxial hematoma. CASE… CONTINUE READING