Influence of sex on cerebrospinal fluid density in adults.


The extent of sensory block during spinal anaesthesia is unpredictable and is influenced by many factors, mainly patient position, site of injection, baricity and the dose of drug injected. Among other factors, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) density has been advocated to affect subarachnoid distribution of local anaesthetics. In this study, we have investigated… (More)


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@article{Schiffer1999InfluenceOS, title={Influence of sex on cerebrospinal fluid density in adults.}, author={Eduardo R C Schiffer and Elisabeth F Van Gessel and Zdravko Gamulin}, journal={British journal of anaesthesia}, year={1999}, volume={83 6}, pages={943-4} }