epidural anesthesia


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epidural anesthesia

n.
Regional anesthesia produced by injection of a local anesthetic into the epidural space of the lumbar or sacral region of the spine.
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Noun1.epidural anesthesia - regional anesthesia resulting from injection of an anesthetic into the epidural space of the spinal cord; sensation is lost in the abdominal and genital and pelvic areas; used in childbirth and gynecological surgery
regional anaesthesia, regional anesthesia - loss of sensation in a region of the body produced by application of an anesthetic agent to all the nerves supplying that region (as when an epidural anesthetic is administered to the pelvic region during childbirth)
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Set for epidural anesthesia catheter end multi-perforated closed with mandrel with sterile single-use care elements adult use.
Early experience with high thoracic epidural anesthesia in outpatient submuscular breast augmentation.
Background: Epidural anesthesia is the most commonly used technique for inducing surgical anesthesia and postoperative analgesia in patients undergoing lower limb surgeries.
1] Epidural anesthesia not only helpful in postoperative early mobilization but also helpful in intraoperative hemodynamic stability as well as perioperative stress response hence prevents surgical complications.
Epidural anesthesia for posterior spinal fusion and lumbar surgery in a patient with glanzmann's thrombasthenia--Case report and systematic review *
Especially for epidural anesthesia, local anesthesia before the epidural needle insertion routinely required.
The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, volume (in units) and average price data (in US dollars), within market segments - Epidural Anesthesia Disposables, Spinal Anesthesia Disposables and Peripheral Anesthesia Disposables.
A pooled analysis of births in 27 states determined that more than three out of five women (61%) received epidural anesthesia during their labor.
Although a historically pervasive belief that spinal anesthesia in patients with severe preeclampsia causes severe hypotension, consequently decreases utero-placental perfusion, limited the widespread use of spinal anesthesia in these patients, spinal anesthesia has gained acceptance as an alternative to epidural anesthesia for these patients due to the findings from some studies that preeclampsia patients experienced a lower incidence of hypotension and required smaller doses of vasopressors compared with the normotensive patients after the initiation of spinal anesthesia.
The epidural anesthesia helps to overcome the tenesmus of goat by minimizing sensitization of perineum (Hanie, 2006).
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