Annals of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

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Mini Review - Annals of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (2022) Volume 5, Issue 2

A Review on advantages and disadvantages on injecting epidural anaesthesia during cardiovascular and thoracic surgery.

Cardiothoracic surgery is field in which involves the surgical process of organs in the thoracic cavity. Basically this process is carried out for treatment and diagnosis of the heart, lungs and other thoracic organs in human body. Epidurals are the drugs which are given before carrying out the surgery in the patient. These drugs are mostly given to reduce the pain during the surgery. Epidural drugs play the role of local anaesthesia in the body. By few studies and researches done by the researchers it stated that the use of epidural anaesthesia causes Epidural Haematoma in patients. This review gives the information about the pros and cons of the local anaesthesia in the patients who have undergone surgery. The thoracic Epidural anaesthesia which is also called as TEA, decreases the sympathetic activity, also decreases the function of thoracic organs.

Author(s): Addison Wilson

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