saddle block


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saddle block

n
(Surgery) surgery a type of spinal anaesthesia producing sensory loss in the buttocks, inner sides of the thighs, and perineum
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A saddle block is above the top chord and an 'A' block is below the top chord.
Objective: To compare three doses of hyperbaric 0.75% bupivacaine and measuring time for home readiness after day care perianal surgery under saddle block anaesthesia.
The Vanguard Jaw Crusher uses the common flinger collar between the saddle block bearing and the pitman bearing.
He died suddenly at age 54 from a saddle block embolism, which contained bone marrow fragments believed to have arisen from osteoporotic bone.