Fascia Iliaca block as the sole anesthesia technique in a patient with recent myocardial infarction for emergency femoral thrombectomy

Abstract

Acute limb ischemia is a surgical emergency that precludes prolonged preoperative cardiac evaluation. A 70-year-old female with recent myocardial infarction was posted for emergency transfemoral thrombectomy. We discuss the perioperative anesthetic considerations in these case. Fascia iliaca block can be used as sole anesthesia technique for transfemoral… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/1658-354X.152886

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@inproceedings{Parate2015FasciaIB, title={Fascia Iliaca block as the sole anesthesia technique in a patient with recent myocardial infarction for emergency femoral thrombectomy}, author={Leena Harshad Parate and Nagaraj Mungasuvalli Channappa and Vinayak Seenappa Pujari and Sadasivan Shanker Iyer}, booktitle={Saudi journal of anaesthesia}, year={2015} }