Con: Surgery Should Not Proceed When a Bloody Tap Occurs During Spinal Drain Placement for Elective Thoracoabdominal Aortic Surgery

Martha M. Wynn, Alexander Mittnacht, Edward Norris

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4 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)273-275
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2006


  • bloody tap
  • cancellation of surgery
  • cerebrospinal fluid drainage
  • spinal cord protection
  • spinal hematoma
  • thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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