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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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Interestingly, the defense experts, who were well-known neurosurgeons, couldn't challenge Brownlee's conclusion as to the location of the injury, but they disagreed with Brownlee that the cause of the damage was more likely than not an air bubble that had negligently been allowed to escape from the heart and move to a particular spot in the anterior spinal artery that controlled the blood supply to the nerves that affected the injured parts of my client's body.
As he was holding the exhibit, I noticed that he was moving it ever so gently and slowly, trying to get the air bubble to move to the representation of the anterior spinal artery.
The major differential diagnoses were spinal cord infarction secondary to acute anterior spinal artery thrombosis or transverse myelitis.
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
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.
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