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Related to Anterior spinal artery: circle of Willis, Posterior spinal artery, Anterior spinal artery syndrome, Medial medullary syndrome
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a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body

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a major thoroughfare that bears important traffic

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This rare syndrome is caused by hypoperfusion of the anterior spinal artery, leading to ischemia in the anterior two thirds of the spinal cord, and to our knowledge has not been previously reported in patients with BD.
Anterior spinal cord syndrome comprises ischemia or infarction of the spinal cord in the distribution of the anterior spinal artery, which supplies the ventral two-thirds of the spinal cord.
We report an 83-year-old patient who developed anterior spinal artery syndrome resulting in paraplegia some 24 hours after undergoing spinal anaesthesia for a Moore's hemiarthroplasty.
Key Words: spinal anaesthesia, complications, anterior spinal artery syndrome, paraplegia
If the feeding vessel does not supply the anterior spinal artery, preoperative embolization or ligation at the time of surgery can be performed (3).
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