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Persistent Paralysis After Spinal Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery

Zaphiratos, V.; McKeen, D. M.; Macaulay, B.; George, R.B.

doi: 10.1097/01.aoa.0000479535.81931.4a
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(J Clin Anesth. 2015;27:68–72)

The increased use of neuraxial anesthesia during cesarean delivery has decreased the rate of maternal mortality. The number of permanent complications associated with neuraxial anesthesia is low, believed to be between 0.3 and 1.2 per 100,000 deliveries.

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