epidural injection

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Noun1.epidural injection - injection of an anesthetic substance into the epidural space of the spinal cord in order to produce epidural anesthesia
injection - the forceful insertion of a substance under pressure
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The level of the epidural injection chosen depended on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings and physical examination.
Epidural injection with or without steroid in managing chronic low back and lower extremity pain: ameta-analysis of ten randomized controlled trials.
Between 3mL and 5 mL aliquots of fresh, sterilely drawn, autologous blood is utilized for epidural injection. Small aliquots and fresh blood are used to avoid clotting.
Generally speaking, the lowest dose is best, and local administration (a knee or shoulder injection, for example), is preferable to systemic (affecting the whole body) delivery via pills or epidural injection.
The area where the epidural injection is to be inserted will be numbed prior to performing the procedure with a local anaesthetic injection.
Knowing the precise needle location during an epidural injection procedure provides a measure of safety not available to physicians who use conventional syringes.
Britain's 2012 Olympic champion won 2014 Commonwealth gold in Glasgow only after having an epidural injection in the build-up to make it to qualifying.
SP-102 is a non-opioid corticosteroid formulated as a viscous gel injection, designed to prolong its analgesic effect at the site of the epidural injection, as demonstrated in clinical and preclinical studies.
Knowledge of pharmacokinetic parameters of this corticosteroid following epidural administration into other areas of the spine beyond the lumbar region is necessary to help us better understand the duration of clinical effect and to compare the results to the results of lumbar epidural injection. Therefore, the primary objective of this study was to investigate the pharmacokinetics of fluoroscopy-guided cervical epidural-administered triamcinolone acetonide in a cohort of patients with cervical radicular pain seeking treatment at a pain medicine clinic.
Sedation: Sedation was recorded in all the animals up to 120 min after epidural injection however a higher degree of sedation was noticed in group 2 as compared to group l (Fig.9).