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Use of indwelling epidural catheters Concomitant use of other drugs that affect hemostasis, such as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), platelet inhibitors, other anticoagulants, see Drug Interactions A history of traumatic or repeated epidural or spinal punctures
Spinal puncture was done in the lateral decubitus position with a midline approach at L4 to 5.
Epidural or spinal hematomas may occur in patients treated with PRADAXA who are receiving neuraxial anesthesia or undergoing spinal puncture.
Comparision of predicted and perceived pain from epidural and spinal puncture in patients undergoing elective caesarean section.
Patients may express this fear during a pre-anaesthesia visit when the anaesthetist explains the details of an epidural and/ or a spinal puncture, procedures performed while the patient is awake.
There were no significant differences between groups in maternal age, weight, height, gestational age, total volume of infused HES, upper level of anaesthesia, spinal puncture to skin incision interval, skin incision to skin closure interval, uterine incision to delivery interval, baseline SBP or baseline HR (Table 1).