Epidural Hematoma Associated with Dextran Infusion

Jesse J. Muir, Eric J. Church, Kent P. Weinmeister

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The authors describe a case of epidural hematoma in association with dextran infusion in a patient who had undergone a peripheral vascular operation with epidural analgesia. Possible mechanisms for the anticoagulant effect of dextran and guidelines for the use of anticoagulant therapy in patients undergoing epidural anesthesia are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)811-814
Number of pages4
JournalSouthern medical journal
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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