Cervical plexus block for carotid artery surgery

Mitrev, Zan and Hristov, Nikola (2010) Cervical plexus block for carotid artery surgery. 4th Macedonian Cardiology Congress. p. 143.

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Our initial experience with application of cervical plexus block for anesthesia during carotid artery surgery. Material and methods: Between November and December 2009. 27 patients underwent surgery for carotid artery disease in our hospital. There were 25 male and 2 females. average age 63 ± 8 years. Seven patients (26%) had previous stroke, 6 had previous carotid artery surgery on the opposite side (22%) In 5 patients (18%), significant carotid artery disease was discovered during preoperative work up for coronary artery surgery, Anesthesia was administered immediately before surgery, employing 3 level infiltrations at C2, C3 and C4, blocking the deep and superficial cervical plexus with mixture of 20 ml 0.5% bupavacain and 10ml xylocain 1%.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Basic medicine
Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Zan Mitrev
Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2013 13:53
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2013 10:34
URI: https://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/5732

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