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Development of Transient Hypertension- A Rare Complication in a Previously Normotensive Patient Posted for Upper Limb Surgery Following US Guided Brachial Plexus Block


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1 JSS Medical College, Mysuru, India

Transient hypertension following interscalene block is a rare complication not mentioned in the medical literature. But there have been case reports in which such complication was encountered. I would like to present a similar case scenario and the probable reason behind it.

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Hypertension, Hoarseness, Brachial Plexus Block, US Guidance.
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  • Mahamud Jahagirdar et al.Transient Hypertension after an Interscalene Block-The Presentation of a Rare Complication with an Anatomical Explanation. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR 6.10 (2012): 1768–1769.
  • Hernandez A et al. A hypertensive crisis after an interscalene block for shoulder surgery: A-485. European Journal of Anaesthesiology (EJA) 2006;23

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  • Development of Transient Hypertension- A Rare Complication in a Previously Normotensive Patient Posted for Upper Limb Surgery Following US Guided Brachial Plexus Block

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Mukti Rani
JSS Medical College, Mysuru, India
C. N. Malathi
JSS Medical College, Mysuru, India
N. Ashwini
JSS Medical College, Mysuru, India

Abstract


Transient hypertension following interscalene block is a rare complication not mentioned in the medical literature. But there have been case reports in which such complication was encountered. I would like to present a similar case scenario and the probable reason behind it.

Keywords


Hypertension, Hoarseness, Brachial Plexus Block, US Guidance.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FEP118