EFFECTIVENESS OF CAUDAL EPIDURAL ANAESTHESIA IN ANORECTAL SURGERY.

  • Sajid Malik Allama Iqbal Medical College/ Jinnah Hospital Lahore.
  • Shahid Hussain Mirani Ghulam Muhammad Mahar Medical College, Sukkur.
  • Dileep Kumar Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre Karachi.
Keywords: Anaesthesia, Anorectal Surgery, Caudal Anaesthesia, High Patients Acceptability, Satisfactory Anaesthesia

Abstract

Objectives: To assess the effectiveness of caudal epidural anaesthesia in patients with anorectal surgical condition. Study Design: Prospective randomized study. Setting: Department of Surgery, Jinnah Hospital, Lahore. Period: 1st August 2016 to 31st July 2017. Materials and Methods: One hundred and eighty patients with general anorectal surgical conditions were recruited in this study with their consent. Patients were subject to surgery planned beneath caudal block. Results: One hundred and fifty eight patients (87%) satisfy with the technique of anaesthesia and one hundred sixty six (92.22%) patients demonstrate satisfaction with the postoperative pain control. One hundred and fifty two patients (84.44%) were resisted with pre-operative information and 158 (87%) patients show their consent to select this kind of anaesthesia if needed again. In 20 patients there was block failure caused about 11.11% failure rate. Conclusion: Satisfactory anaesthesia, minimal requirements, cost effectiveness and high patients acceptability make caudal anaesthesia a suitable choice for trivial and surgery.

Author Biographies

Sajid Malik, Allama Iqbal Medical College/ Jinnah Hospital Lahore.

FCPS (Surgery), MRCS (UK)

Assistant Professor

Department of Surgery

 

Shahid Hussain Mirani, Ghulam Muhammad Mahar Medical College, Sukkur.

FCPS (General Surgery), MCPS

Assistant Professor

Department of Surgical Unit-1

 

Dileep Kumar, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre Karachi.

FCPS (General Surgery)

Associate Professor

Department of Surgery Ward-2

 

 

Published
2019-07-10