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Epidural anaesthesia and urinary dysfunction: the risks in total hip replacement.

Abstract:

Epidural anaesthesia in total hip replacement is an established and safe practice. It may be used alone or in combination with general anaesthesia for analgesia. Urethral catheterization in the perioperative period is known to greatly increase the complication of deep sepsis following total hip replacement. We assessed the effect on the incidence of urinary catheterization of using bupivocaine epidural anaesthesia in addition to general anaesthesia in total hip replacement. A prospective stud...

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Journal:
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine
Volume:
88
Issue:
12
Pages:
699p-701p
Publication date:
1995-12-05
EISSN:
1758-1095
ISSN:
0141-0768
URN:
uuid:af9a4872-8eb8-4cec-a2a1-ce5bdc2abeb3
Source identifiers:
109427
Local pid:
pubs:109427

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