Epidural anesthesia may attenuate lipid peroxidation during aorto-femoral surgery

Yuceyar L., Erolcay H., Konukoglu D., Bozkurt A. K., Aykac B.

CANADIAN JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIA-JOURNAL CANADIEN D ANESTHESIE, vol.51, no.5, pp.465-471, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Purpose: To determine the effect of epidural anesthesia (FP) on oxygenation of the chronically ischemic limb in patients undergoing aorto-femoral bypass grafting and to assess whether it produces an alteration of lipid peroxidation and antioxidant status following revascularization.