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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Performance of epidural anesthesia depends on successful identification of the epidural space.
Conduction Anesthesia in which anesthetic solution is injected in nerves to prevent nerve transmission which include nerve block and field block, spinal and epidural anesthesia. Conduction anesthesia in which there is loss of sensation, produced by injecting local anesthesia along the course of a nerve or nerves to prevent the conduction of impulses to and from the area supplied by that nerve or nerves.
Combined spinal-epidural anesthesia (CSEA) was used in 18.1% and epidural anesthesia in 6.7% of the CDs cases.
Efficacy and safety of percutaneous nephrolithotomy: A prospective and randomized study comparing regional epidural anesthesia with general anesthesia.
Objective: To investigate the effect of epidural anesthesia combined with inhalation or intravenous anesthesia on intrapulmonary shunt and oxygenation in patients undergoing long term single lung ventilation.
Epidural anesthesia is a frequently performed anesthetic technique that effectively provides pain relief during and after surgery.
Early experience with high thoracic epidural anesthesia in outpatient submuscular breast augmentation.
Epidural anesthesia was preformed with incremental doses of a solution consisting of 2% lidocaine with epinephrine 5 [micro]g/mL, sodium bicarbonate 8.4mg/mL, and fentanyl 3.75 [micro]g/mL.
Hepatic PRFA has been performed under various conditions, such as general anesthesia, intravenous anesthesia, epidural anesthesia, and thoracic paravertebral block [5-7]; however, it is usually performed under local anesthesia with intravenous sedation [8].
Background: Epidural anesthesia is the most commonly used technique for inducing surgical anesthesia and postoperative analgesia in patients undergoing lower limb surgeries.