CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 199-201

Fascia Iliaca block as the sole anesthesia technique in a patient with recent myocardial infarction for emergency femoral thrombectomy


Department of Anesthesia, M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Dr. Leena Harshad Parate
Department of Anesthesia, M S Ramaiah Medical College, MSRIT Post, Bengaluru - 560 054, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1658-354X.152886

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Acute limb ischemia is a surgical emergency that precludes prolonged preoperative cardiac evaluation. A 70-year-old female with recent myocardial infarction was posted for emergency transfemoral thrombectomy. We discuss the perioperative anesthetic considerations in these case. Fascia iliaca block can be used as sole anesthesia technique for transfemoral thrombectomy in high-risk patients.


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