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Anesthesia: peri-operative complications - extravascular - perivascular injection

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Contributor(s):

Mark Senior

Diane Wilson


Introduction

Extravascular/perivascular injection

  • Where some or all of an intravenous injection is inadvertently administered outside of the vein.
  • This occurs most commonly outside the vein (extravascular).
  • It also occurs when some of the injection is administered within the vessel wall (perivascular) but not into the bloodstream.

Causes

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Sequelae

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Prevention

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Treatment

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Spier S J & Meagher D M (1989) Perioperative medical care for equine abdominal surgery. Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract (2), 429-443.

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