Changes of Upper and Lower Limb Blood Flow and Vascular Resistance in Hyperbaric Spinal Anesthesia for Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP) Using Duplex Ultrasonography: Comparison of Normotensive and Hypertensive Patients
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Ages Eligible for Study:
65 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Male patients scheduled elective transurethral surgery
males (> 65 yr) were scheduled to have spinal anaesthesia for TURP
patients with peripheral vascular disease
chronic venous insufficiency
prior deep vein thrombosis (DVT) defined by the presence of thrombosis on duplex or the presence of ultrasonographic signs indicating a previous DVT
body mass index >35
prior lower limb surgery due to arterial or venous trauma