spinal anaesthesia


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spinal anaesthesia

n
1. (Surgery) surgery anaesthesia of the lower half of the body produced by injecting an anaesthetic beneath the arachnoid membrane surrounding the spinal cord. See also epidural2
2. (Pathology) pathol loss of sensation in some part of the body as the result of injury of the spinal cord
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Noun1.spinal anaesthesia - anesthesia of the lower half of the bodyspinal anaesthesia - anesthesia of the lower half of the body; caused by injury to the spinal cord or by injecting an anesthetic beneath the arachnoid membrane that surrounds the spinal cord
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)
saddle block anaesthesia, saddle block anesthesia - the parts of a patient's body that would touch a saddle if the patient were sitting in one are anesthetized by injecting a local anesthetic into the spinal cord
Translations
Spinalanästhesie
rachianalgésierachianesthésie
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However, general or spinal anaesthesia are still the most common types of anaesthesia being used in India and other developing countries.
The mean systolic blood pressure before spinal anaesthesia in group A was 124.92 +- 10.21 mmHg while the mean systolic blood pressure before spinal anaesthesia in group B was 124.23 +- 10.12 mmHg.
LAHORE -- The Punjab Healthcare Commission (PHC) has imposed a fine of Rs0.5 million and stopped all types of surgeries in a private hospital for allowing an ENT specialist for simultaneously performing the caesarean section and administering spinal anaesthesia.
The Punjab Healthcare Commission has imposed a fine of Rs0.5 million and stopped all types of surgeries in a private hospital for allowing an ENT specialist for simultaneously performing the Caesarean Section and administering spinal anaesthesia. Complainant Burkhardar submitted an application with the PHC maintaining that he had taken his pregnant wife to the Munawar Hospital Painsrah Faisalabad for delivery where Robina Munawar Wahla, impersonating as a lady doctor, carried out surgery even without having ultrasound report.
Objective: To determine frequency of maternal hypotension during spinal anaesthesia for elective caesarean section by comparing fixed dose with height and weight-adjusted dose of hyperbaric 0.5% bupivacaine.
Despite the significant shift in practice from general to spinal anaesthesia for caesarean section, avoidable anaesthetic deaths in South Africa (SA) persist.
Effect of site of injection on spread of spinal anaesthesia with hyperbaric bupivacaine.
Pace, "Transient neurologic symptoms (TNS) following spinal anaesthesia with lidocaine versus other local anaesthetics," Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, vol.
Cesaro, "Neuromyelitis optica after a spinal anaesthesia with bupivacaine," Multiple Sclerosis Journal, vol.
We undertook a prospective, single-centre, observational study of patients undergoing caesarean delivery under spinal anaesthesia in an SA regional hospital.