Mechanism of extension of spinal anaesthesia by extradural injection of local anaesthetic.

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We have examined the effect of extradual injection of 0.5% bupivacaine or normal saline on the progression of spinal anaesthesia in 28 patients undergoing Caesearean section. Three groups were studied. Subarachnoid anaesthesia was established in all patients. Group A (n = 10), the control, received no extradural injection for 20 min. Group B (n = 9… (More)

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