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Continuous Spinal Anesthesia for Hemiarthroplasty in a Geriatric Patient with Multiple Co-Morbidities

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.3, No. 6)

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Page : 702-703

Keywords : Continuous spinal anaesthesia; Postdural puncture headache; Cauda equina syndrome; Haemodynamics; Geriatrics.;

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Abstract: Elderly patients with co-morbidities have an increased risk of perioperative mortality and morbidity from anaesthesia. Here is a case report of one such patient who underwent hemiarthroplasty under continous spinal anaesthesia. This technique was advantageous over single shot spinal , epidural and general anaesthesia.

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