Pneumocephalus following spinal anaesthesia for spine surger
A 53-year-old male with diagnosis of L5-S1 prolapsed intervertebral disc and was posted for laminectomy and discectomy. He was a known hypertensive on amlodipine and telmisartan for control of blood pressure. His pre-operative blood pressure was about 160/96 mm of Hg. Spinal anaesthesia and need for prone position during the surgery was explained to the patient. Standard monitoring with electrocardiography, non-invasive blood pressure, and pulse oximeters was established...;year=2016;volume=60;issue=5;spage=361;epage=362;aulast=Badiger