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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Cardiac arrest associated with pneumorrhachis and pneumocephalus after epidural analgesia: two case reports

  Case 1 Case 2
Sex Female Female
Age, years 78 69
Past medical history Hypertension None
Allergic history Unknown Unknown
Smoking/alcohol None None
Injection drug Triamcinolone 40 mg with lidocaine 60 mg Triamcinolone 40 mg with lidocaine 60 mg
Type of procedure Epidural analgesia Epidural analgesia
Time interval (min)
 From injection to cardiac arrest 20 35
 From cardiac arrest to visiting ED 39 39
 CPR duration 4 6
  1. Abbreviations: CPR Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, ED Emergency department