Transient neurologic symptoms (TNS) following spinal anaesthesia with lidocaine versus other local anaesthetics.

@article{Zaric2009TransientNS,
  title={Transient neurologic symptoms (TNS) following spinal anaesthesia with lidocaine versus other local anaesthetics.},
  author={Dusanka Zaric and Nathan Leon Pace},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2009},
  volume={2},
  pages={CD003006}
}
BACKGROUND Spinal anaesthesia has been in use since 1898. During the last decade there has been an increase in the number of reports implicating lidocaine as a possible cause of temporary and permanent neurologic complications after spinal anaesthesia. Follow up of patients who received uncomplicated spinal anaesthesia revealed that some of them developed pain in the lower extremities after an initial full recovery. This painful condition that occurs in the immediate postoperative period was… CONTINUE READING

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