Epidural corticosteroids help to prevent intra-operative spinal cord ischemia
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What is it about?
One of the worse sequele of thoracoabdominal aortic repair is spinal cord ischemia. Many methods have been suggested to prevent this complication, including lumbar spinal drainage and selective hemodynamic control. This paper is focused on the add-on effects of epidural steroids.
Why is it important?
Spinal ischemia is a terrible complication of the thoracic aorta repair. This paper is suggesting a potentiality to prevent it.
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