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spinal anesthesia

[′spīn·əl ‚an·əs′thē·zhə]
(medicine)
Anesthesia due to a lesion of the spinal cord.
Anesthesia produced by the injection of an anesthetic into the spinal subarachnoid space.
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Induction of GA can result in worsening of cardiac function and spinal anaesthesia may result in acute collapse.
Kathirvel et al11 in his study of effects of intrathecal Ketamine added to Bupivacaine for spinal anaesthesia also noted a higher incidence of nausea and vomiting in the Bupivacaine plus Ketamine group.
Over the past 10 years, significant progress has been made in defining and predicting hypotension, and describing haemodynamic changes during spinal anaesthesia for CS.
By reducing the dose of local anaesthetic there is concern about spinal anaesthesia failure.
Successful spinal anaesthesia was defined as achievement of sensory T4 level.
It is noticed that general anaesthesia is liked by the patients because of the fear of being awake during the surgery, while spinal anaesthesia is preferred by the anaesthesio-logists because of its safety towards the patients and the baby.
All the patients were subjected to elective caesarean section & LLS under spinal anaesthesia.
This analysis confirmed that advancing age, a higher preoperative heart rate and a lower preoperative MAP were associated with an increased incidence of hypotension following spinal anaesthesia.
The purpose of our study is to retrospectively study the effects of low-dose ketamine applied after the baby is removed on post-op analgesia in pregnant patients following spinal anaesthesia.