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Revista Archivo Médico de Camagüey

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FERNANDEZ RAMOS, Humberto; COBAS VARONA, Dilia; LLANOS PALMIRA, Lisette  and  FONSECA LEON, Alejandro. Epidural spinal combined technique at two spaces for obstetric anesthesia. Our first experience. AMC [online]. 2009, vol.13, n.1. ISSN 1025-0255.

The epidural spinal combined techniques have become into an alternative to traditional neuroaxial interventions; the advantages of subarachnoid or spinal block that fuses with the flexibility of the epidural technique; a spinal block of quickly setting-up, effective and of minimum toxicity it offers, with the potential also to improve an inadequate block and to prolong the anesthesia duration with epidural supplements. Its use has taken place in the analgesia and obstetric anesthesia. A case of a gestating patient to whom the technique at two spaces was carried out to provide anesthesia in the cesarean section as the first experience at the Gynecobstetric Hospital of Camagüey city.

Keywords : Epidural spinal combined technique; obstetric anesthesia.

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