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Cephalic Spread of Block with Head down Tilt in Spinal Anaesthesia - A Randomised Controlled Trial


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1 K S Hegde Medical Academy, India

Controlling the spread of subarachnoid block (SAB) remains a challenge as about 25 factors influence its spread, patient position being the most important. We studied the effect of various operation table tilts on spread of SAB.

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Head Tilt, Spinal.
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Sara Jaison
K S Hegde Medical Academy, India
Sripada G. Mehandale
K S Hegde Medical Academy, India

Abstract


Controlling the spread of subarachnoid block (SAB) remains a challenge as about 25 factors influence its spread, patient position being the most important. We studied the effect of various operation table tilts on spread of SAB.

Keywords


Head Tilt, Spinal.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FFP021