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Indexed/Abstracted in: BIOSIS Previews, EMBASE, Scopus, Emerging Sources Citation Index
Online ISSN 1827-1812
Safar H. A. 1, Mosawi A. A. 1, Farid E. K. 1, Asfar S. 1, 2
1 Vascular Surgery Unit, Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital, Safat, Kuwait;
2 Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
We describe a case of paraplegia following spinal anaesthesia and low molecular weight heparin (Fraxiparine) administration. A review of the current literature on the incidence, presentation, risk factors, pathophysiology, and management of anticoagulant therapy and spinal anaesthesia is made.