Spinal Anesthesia

Known as: spinal anesthetic, Anesthesia, Spinal, Anesthesias, Spinal 
A temporary loss of feeling in the abdomen and/or the lower part of the body. Special drugs called anesthetics are injected into the fluid in the… (More)
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND Spinal anesthesia has been associated with lower postoperative rates of deep-vein thrombosis, a shorter operative time… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
OBJECTIVE To determine whether limiting intraoperative sedation depth during spinal anesthesia for hip fracture repair in elderly… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
UNLABELLED Levobupivacaine is the pure S(-)-enantiomer of racemic bupivacaine but is less toxic to the heart and central nervous… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND In our routine practice, we observed a reduced incidence of fetal acidosis (umbilical artery pH < 7.20) at cesarean… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The hypotension following spinal anesthesia remains commonplace in cesarean delivery. Intrathecal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
UNLABELLED BACKGROUND. Injection of local anesthetic into cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) produces anesthesia of unpredictable extent… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Hypotension after spinal anesthesia for cesarean section remains a common and serious complication despite the use of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
We prospectively studied 952 patients to identify the incidence of hypotension (systolic blood pressure less than 90 mmHg… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Four cases of cauda equina syndrome occurring after continuous spinal anesthesia are reported. In all four cases, there was… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
In a randomized, double-blind study, postoperative pain was assessed in 36 patients undergoing inguinal herniorrhaphy with three… (More)
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