Anesthesia & Clinical Research

Anesthesia & Clinical Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-6148

Hadbi Mohamed

Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Algiers, Algiers City, Algeria

  • Case Report   
    Abnormal Prolonged Duration of Spinal Anesthesia in Patient with Multiple Sclerosis
    Author(s): Hadbi Mohamed*, Benalakma Dalila, Ramzi Berbiche, Fatma Bouderbala and Fellah Nadia

    Background: Local anesthetics act on demyelinated fibers by increasing the degree of conduction blockade already present in the demyelinated segments of multiple sclerosis. Case report: We report an unusual prolongation of the duration of spinal anesthesia in a patient with MS, through this case and a review of the literature we discuss the causes of this incident and its relationship with demyelination, preventive measures and how to proceed in at-risk situations. Conclusion: The excessive prolongation of spinal anesthesia beyond the conventional time frame is an uncommon but worrisome situation. Preoperative screening for neuropathy preoperative screening for neuropathy prompts to explore a conduction abnormality and informing the patient about the nervous toxicity risk of local anesthetics. ILE is.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2155-6148.21.12.984

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