EFFECT OF DIABETES MELLITUS ON SPINAL ANESTHESIA FAILURE


Ozturk I., Kilic B., Demiroglu M., Alptekin H. A. , Yazicioglu D., Oguz E., ...More

ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA, vol.33, no.3, pp.417-421, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.19193/0393-6384_2017_3_061
  • Title of Journal : ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA
  • Page Numbers: pp.417-421

Abstract

Introduction: Spinal anesthesia (SA) is a commonly performed regional anesthesia technique in current practice. Failure of SA is observed depending different causes. We aimed to search the relationship between diabetes mellitus (DM) and SA failure. We hypothesized that DM could affect the success of SA.