1. Unilateral Epidural Blockade for Lower Limb Fracture Surgery: Parasagittal Epidural Versus Midline Epidural Anesthesia

Masoud Hashemi; Payman Dadkhah; Mehrdad Taheri; Sirous Momenzadeh; Tahereh Parsa; Behnam Hosseini; Mohammadreza Abbasian

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 150-155

Abstract
  Objective: To compare the efficacy of parasagittal interlaminar (PIL) and midline interlaminar (MIL) approaches for epidural block in patients with lower limb orthopedic surgery. Methods: This double-blind randomized clinical trial was performed on 40 patients undergoing tibial shaft fracture surgery. ...  Read More

2. Effects of Epidural Needle Rotation on Evolution of Unilateral Epidural Block and Patients’ Hemodynamics beside Recovery Profile in Patients Undergoing Arthroscopic Knee Surgeries; A Randomized Clinical Trial

Behnam Hosseini; Faramarz Mosaffa; Shideh Dabir; Hamed Tanghatari; Mehrdad Taheri

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 130-136

Abstract
  Objective: To evaluate the evolution pattern of epidural block after rotating the needle tip 45° to the operative side and evaluate its effects on patients’ hemodynamics and recovery profile in those undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery.Methods: Forty participants were randomly subdivided into ...  Read More