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Complications of ophthalmic regional anaesthesia

Chandra M. Kumar

in Ophthalmic Anaesthesia

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199591398
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191730641 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199591398.003.0088

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Complications of ophthalmic regional anaesthesia

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Introduction - Pain during injection - Chemosis - Orbital haemorrhage - Globe penetration and perforation - Nerve damage - Globe ischaemia - Prolonged extra-ocular muscle malfunction - Complications of facial nerve block - Central nervous system spread and brainstem anaesthesia - Complications related to injectable local anaesthetic agent - Complications related to topical local anaesthetic agent - Complications related to adjuvants - Conclusion - Key reading

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Subjects: Anaesthetics

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