Important complications of regional anaesthesia
Pain – 25% of patients still experience pain despite spinal anaesthesia.
Post-dural headache from cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak.
Hypotension and bradycardia through blockade of the sympathetic nervous system.
Limb damage from sensory and motor block.
What are some complications that can occur during anesthesia?
Some of the most common complications include: postoperative nausea and vomiting, respiratory depression, acute myocardial infarction, delirium, and fever.