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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 84-86

Repeat spinal anesthesia after a failed spinal block in a pregnant patient with kyphoscoliosis for elective cesarean section


Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

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Kunal Singh
Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2249-4472.143879

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Pregnant patients with kyphoscoliosis present a unique challenge during their anesthetic management due to the physiologic changes of pregnancy and deformity of the spine leading to pulmonary abnormalities. We present a case report of a 29-year-old second gravida with kyphoscoliosis who successfully underwent elective caesarean section under repeat spinal block after failure of first spinal anesthesia.


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