[Vacuum mattress for positioning patients with severe kyphoscoliosis in eye surgery under loco-regional anesthesia]

J Fr Ophtalmol. 1994;17(5):378-80.
[Article in French]


Severe kyphoscoliotic patients cannot be positioned in a safe way for eye surgery. We use a device created for prehospital care, vacuum mattress. This device allows a comfortable position for the patient and surgeon, leading to better loco-regional anaesthesia possibilities.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Anesthesia, Conduction
  • Anesthesia, Local
  • Beds*
  • Humans
  • Kyphosis*
  • Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures*
  • Posture*
  • Scoliosis*