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Table 1 Events found in different patient groups

From: Incidence of epidural haematoma and neurological injury in cardiovascular patients with epidural analgesia/anaesthesia: systematic review and meta-analysis

Author Surgery Year Patients Transient neurological events Persistent neurological events Epidural haematoma
Baron [4] Vascular 1987 912 0 0 0
Odoom [7] Vascular 1983 950 0 0 0
Rao [10] Vascular 1981 3164 4 0 0
Horlocker [6] Thoracic 2003 4108 0 0 0
Chakravarthy [16] Cardiac 2005 2113 4 0 0
Horlocker [6] Cardiac 2003 245 0 0 0
Pastor [9] Cardiac 2003 714 0 0 0
Canto [5] Cardiac 2002 305 no data 0 0
Oxelbark [8] Cardiac 2001 250 0 0 0
Scott [13] Cardiac 2001 408 0 0 0
Warters [15] Cardiac 2000 278 no data no data 0
Sanchez [11] Cardiac 1998 558 0 0 0
Turfrey [14] Cardiac 1997 100 no data 0 0
Total    14105 8 0 0