Epidural anaesthesia for Caesarean section in a patient with Devic's Syndrome

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Günaydın D. B. , Akcali D. T. , Alkan M.

ANAESTHESIA, vol.56, pp.565-567, 2001 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 56
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1365-2044.2001.1968-2.x
  • Title of Journal : ANAESTHESIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.565-567


The anaesthetic management of a 29-year-old paraplegic woman suffering from Devic's Syndrome scheduled to undergo Caesarean section under epidural anaesthesia is presented. The case is discussed with particular reference to the risk of autonomic hyperreflexia.