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Table 2 Anesthetic management of published cases of spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma

From: Anesthetic management of spontaneous cervical epidural hematoma during pregnancy: a case report

Author [reference] Localization Induction of anesthesia Intubation Maintenance of anesthesia Hemodynamic support Outcome
Jo et al. [25] T1–T5 Propofol 100 mg and rocuronium 50 mg Direct laryngoscopy Sevoflurane (1–1.5%) in 60% oxygen and air Dopamine 5–10 μg/kg/minute (5 days) Complete recovery
Doblar and Schumacher [4] T6–T9 Etomidate 12 mg and succinylcholine 120 mg Direct laryngoscopy Isoflurane at 0.25–0.5 MAC in oxygen and nitrous oxide Phenylephrine infusion (7 days) Mild recovery
Masski et al. [20] C7–T2 Thiopental 5 mg/kg and rocuronium 0.8 mg/kg MILS + direct laryngoscopy Not precise Not used No recovery
Our patient C3–C6 nebulization of lidocaine 2% and superior laryngeal block propofol 2.5 mg/kg, fentanyl 4 μg/kg, and rocuronium 0.6 mg/kg Awake fiberoptic intubation Sevoflurane (1–1.5%) in 50% oxygen and air Not used Mild recovery
  1. MAC Minimum alveolar concentration, MILS Manual in-line stabilization