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Comparison Of Successful Spinal Needle Placement Between Crossed-Leg Sitting Position and Traditional Sitting Position In Patients Undergoing Urology Surgery

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Dr. Harish Kumar , Dr. Niranjni , Dr. Abirami shanmugam, Dr. Lakshmi
ยป doi: 10.33472/AFJBS.6.10.2024.11-20


Introduction: Spinal anesthesia is widely utilized in surgical procedures due to its effectiveness and lower risk compared to general anesthesia. Proper needle placement is crucial for successful anesthesia administration and to minimize complications. Patient positioning plays a significant role in needle placement, with the crossed-leg sitting position emerging as a potential alternative to the traditional seated posture. However, empirical research comparing the efficacy of these positions, particularly in urology surgeries, is lacking.

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