Intravenous mannitol for treatment of abducens nerve paralysis after spinal anesthesia.

@article{AminiSaman2011IntravenousMF,
  title={Intravenous mannitol for treatment of abducens nerve paralysis after spinal anesthesia.},
  author={Javad Amini-Saman and Ali Karbasfrushan and Armindokht Ahmadi and Shahrzad Bazargan-Hejazi},
  journal={International journal of obstetric anesthesia},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={
          271-2
        }
}
The 3rd National Audit Project (NAP3) showed neuraxial blockade to have a very low rate of serious complications. However, persistent neurological deficit following such procedures is concerning for patients and professionals alike. We recently encountered a case of extremely prolonged weakness and sensory deficit, following intrathecal administration of hyperbaric bupivacaine and diamorphine, for elective caesarean section. The time to full recovery was approximately 48 h. Imaging revealed no… CONTINUE READING
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