Ethamsylate in vaginal surgery under lumbar epidural anaesthesia
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Authors: Smith, G.B., Eltringham, R.J. and Nightingale, J.J.
Sixty patients scheduled for vaginal surgery under lumbar epidural block were randomly allocated into two groups, one of which received ethamsylate intravenously prior to induction of anaesthesia. Ethamsylate did not reduce the blood loss at operation in these patients. The possible factors underlying this observation are discussed