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Case Studies | Medicine Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014
Continuous Spinal Anesthesia for Hemiarthroplasty in a Geriatric Patient with Multiple Co-Morbidities
Shobha D  | Namrata.S. Urs
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.
Keywords: Continuous spinal anaesthesia, Postdural puncture headache, Cauda equina syndrome, Haemodynamics, Geriatrics
Edition: Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014,
Pages: 702 - 703