Unusually prolonged duration of spinal anesthesia following 2% mepivacaine.

@article{Tagariello1998UnusuallyPD,
  title={Unusually prolonged duration of spinal anesthesia following 2% mepivacaine.},
  author={V. Tagariello and Leonardo Bertini},
  journal={Regional anesthesia and pain medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={
          424-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Spinal mepivacaine has been reported as a reliable anesthetic for ambulatory anesthesia. Its pharmacologic properties are midway between those of bupivacaine and lidocaine, and it can be used in intermediate duration ambulatory surgical procedures. METHODS A patient taking clonidine transdermal patches (TTS) to control high blood pressure received spinal mepivacaine for surgical repair of a ruptured meniscus with arthroscopy. RESULTS The resulting duration of… CONTINUE READING
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