Hyperbaric Intrathecal Ropivacaine in Patients Undergoing Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA) – A Case Series

Vol 8 | Issue 2 | May-August 2022 | Page: 03-05 | Kala Eswaran, Ashish Dhadas, Sachin Patil

DOI: 10.13107/jaccr.2022.v08i02.198


Author: Kala Eswaran [1], Ashish Dhadas [2], Sachin Patil [3]

[1] Consultant Anaesthesiologist, Surekha Varicose Veins Clinic at Samata Hospital, Dombivili (East), Thane, Maharashtra, India.
[2] Consultant Surgeon, Surekha Varicose Veins Clinic at Samata Hospital, Dombivili (East), Thane, Maharashtra, India.
[3] Consultant Radiologist, Surekha Varicose Veins Clinic at Samata Hospital, Dombivili (East), Thane, Maharashtra, India.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Kala Eswaran
Consultant Anaesthesiologist, Surekha Varicose Veins Clinic at Samata Hospital, Dombivili (East), Thane, Maharashtra, India.
E-mail: drkalaeswaran@gmail.com


Abstract


Spinal anaesthesia using 0.75% ropivacaine heavy/hyperbaric can be used safely and effectively for endovenous laser ablation procedures (EVLA) on bilateral limb varicose veins without the increased duration of hospital stay in elderly patients with comorbidities. Hyperbaric 0.75% ropivacaine was found to give the adequate duration of spinal block along with hemodynamic stability and excellent post-operative recovery for EVLA procedures.
Keywords: Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA), Spinal anaesthesia, 0.75% hyperbaric ropivacaine


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How to Cite this Article: Eswaran K, Dhadas A, Patil S | Hyperbaric Intrathecal Ropivacaine in Patients Undergoing Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA) – A Case Series | Journal of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Case Reports | May-August 2022; 8(2): 03-05.

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