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Spinal anesthesia in a green turtle ( Cheloniamydas ) for surgical removal of cutaneous fibropapillomatosis .

@inproceedings{Silva2016SpinalAI,
  title={Spinal anesthesia in a green turtle ( Cheloniamydas ) for surgical removal of cutaneous fibropapillomatosis .},
  author={L. Silva and F. P. Sellera and C. Nascimento and G. H. P. Dutra and F{\'a}bio and Futema and S. R. Cortopassi},
  year={2016}
}
  • L. Silva, F. P. Sellera, +4 authors S. R. Cortopassi
  • Published 2016
  • Thispaper describes the use of spinal anesthesia to promote analgesiaduring a surgery procedure in a marine turtle. A green turtle (Cheloniamydas) presenting multiple cutaneous fibropapillomas was referred to surgery. After premedication the animal was positioned for epidural anesthesia, however after extravasation of cerebrospinal fluid was performed spinal anesthesia with isobaric bupivacaine 0.5%. Consequent to blocking response was not observed against the painful stimuli under spinal block… CONTINUE READING

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