Effect of ethnicity and body mass index on the distance from skin to lumbar epidural space in parturients.

@article{Sharma2011EffectOE,
  title={Effect of ethnicity and body mass index on the distance from skin to lumbar epidural space in parturients.},
  author={Vivek Sharma and A K Swinson and Cindy Hughes and S. S. Mokashi and Robin O Russell},
  journal={Anaesthesia},
  year={2011},
  volume={66 10},
  pages={907-12}
}
With the current prevalence of obesity and trends in ethnic diversity amongst parturients in UK maternity units, we performed a prospective, observational study to establish the effect of ethnicity and body mass index on the distance from skin to epidural space in parturients. A total of 1210 parturients participated in this study. The mean (SD) distance… CONTINUE READING