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Spinal puncture attempts and duration of spinal procedure are shown in Table 2.
Thus contrary to previous speculations that spinal anesthesia is safe if performed below L2, this study shows that a large percentage of Chinese people with backache may have their spinal cord injured if spinal puncture is performed at the L2/L3 interspace.
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
20 There was no pain, paresthesia, or haemorrhage during the insertion of the spinal needle, and spinal puncture was successful at the first attempt in our case.
A peripheral intravenous line was inserted on arrival in the operating theatre and the assigned study drug was administered over a five minute period just before spinal puncture.
Spinal puncture was performed at the L 3-4 or L 4-5 inter-space with lidocaine %5, 1 ml (50 mg) plus fentanyl 15 ug in all patients.
When the prostitutes did not succeed in infecting the men, some prisoners had the bacteria poured onto scrapes made on their penises, faces or arms, and in some cases it was injected by spinal puncture.