SPINAL ANAESTHESIA IN A PATIENT WITH HUNTINGTON’S DISEASE – A CASE REPORT

@inproceedings{Markovic2002SPINALAI,
  title={SPINAL ANAESTHESIA IN A PATIENT WITH HUNTINGTON’S DISEASE – A CASE REPORT},
  author={Jasmina Lipkovska Markovic and Vesna Novak-Jankovi{\vc}},
  year={2002}
}
Background. Huntington’s disease is a rare (estimated frequency of 1:10,000–15,000) autosomal dominant neurodegenerative disease. Anaesthetic experience with these patients is limited. Case description. A case of spinal anaesthesia of 62-year-old man with progressed stage of Huntington’s disease is described. An operation was made because of subtrochanteric fracture of the right femur. Spinal anaesthesia was done briefly and without any technical problems (needle G25, 3 ml of 0.5% isobaric… CONTINUE READING

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