Eur J Anaesthesiol 2020 Sep;37(9):743-751
From the Department of Anaesthesiology, Amsterdam UMC, location Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (EMEB, MWH), Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington (KLP, KBD), Department of Anaesthesiology, Franciscus Gasthuis and Vlietland, Rotterdam, the Netherlands (MdQ), Division of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, the Netherlands (CJK) and Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA (PL).
Background: Severe complications after neuraxial anaesthesia are rare but potentially devastating.
Objective: We aimed to identify characteristics and preventable causes of haematoma, abscess or meningitis after neuraxial anaesthesia.
Design: Observational study, closed claims analysis. Read More