local anaesthesia

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Noun1.local anaesthesia - loss of sensation in a small area of the body (as when a local anesthetic is injected for a tooth extraction)
anaesthesia, anesthesia - loss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness
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Local anaesthesia for groin hernia repair had been introduced at the very beginning of the last century, and gained popularity following the success reports from the Shouldice Hospital, and the Lichtenstein Hernia Institute.
"Given the immersive and distracting nature of the virtual reality experience, this technology has the ability to act as a preventive intervention transforming local anaesthesia into a less distressing and potentially pain-free medical procedure," said Dr Dragos Chirnoaga from CUB Erasmus Hospital, Brussels, Belgium who co-led the research.
A total laryngectomy was done under local anaesthesia i.e removal of the whole larynx (Voice Box), part of hypopharynx was removed and reconstruction was done and permanent alternative airway was constructed.
Local anaesthesia is any technique to induce the absence of sensation in a specific part of the body, generally for the aim of inducing local analgesia, that is, local insensitivity to pain, although other local senses may be affected as well.
Professor Rizwan said that a tumour was removed by making the effective part of the brain insensitive temporarily through local anaesthesia.
* Sedation or monitored anaesthesia care * Local anaesthesia * General anaesthesia * Regional anaesthesia What is monitored anaesthesia care?
IN a first-of-its-kind operation in the country, an elderly Bahraini suffering from several health disorders successfully underwent spinal surgery under local anaesthesia.
The maximum dose of epinephrine in local anaesthesia for a healthy subject is 0.2 mg, though this can be lowered to 0.04 mg if patient has severe cardiovascular disease (ASA III and IV).14 Therefore, the aim of this study was to review the literature to assess any scientific basis for the limited use of dental anaesthesia with a vasoconstrictor agent in hypertensive patients.
The effect of vibration on pain during local anaesthesia injections.
Peretz, "Administering local anaesthesia to paediatric dental patients--current status and prospects for the future," International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry, vol.

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