Effect of cooled hyperbaric bupivacaine on unilateral spinal anesthesia success rate and hemodynamic complications in inguinal hernia surgery


Tomak Y., ERDIVANLI B. , SEN A. , BOSTAN H., BUDAK E. T. , Pergel A.

JOURNAL OF ANESTHESIA, vol.30, no.1, pp.26-30, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00540-015-2081-1
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ANESTHESIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.26-30
  • Keywords: Unilateral spinal anesthesia, Bupivacaine, Temperature, OUTPATIENT KNEE ARTHROSCOPY, TEMPERATURE, 0.5-PERCENT, INJECTION, NEEDLE, BLOCK, LEVOBUPIVACAINE, ROPIVACAINE, SPREAD, SPEED

Abstract

We hypothesized that cooling hyperbaric bupivacaine from 23 to 5 A degrees C may limit the intrathecal spread of bupivacaine and therefore increase the success rate of unilateral spinal anesthesia and decrease the rate of hemodynamic complications.