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Synonyms for epidural

regional anesthesia resulting from injection of an anesthetic into the epidural space of the spinal cord

on or outside the dura mater


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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrated severe stenosis at C7-T1, T5-T7, T11-T12, and L4-S1, with significant contrast enhancement, consistent with an epidural abscess (Figures 3-4).
Sham Vengurlekar, performs transforaminal root sleeve injections to treat pain in his patients instead of risky epidural injections.
I duly had my epidural and my baby with an easy birth and became a fan of EA.
Although previous studies indicated that early initiation of an epidural correlated with longer labors and increased risk of cesarean delivery, Dr.
Patients who received epidural analgesia for postoperative pain management were identified using the ICD-9-CM procedure codes 03.
Depo-Medrone, used to treat pain and swelling in the joints, was given to Ron, of Somerton, Somerset, in a series of epidural injections almost 30 years ago.
All four participants were classified as suffering from chronic, motor complete spinal cord injuries and were unable to move their lower extremities prior to the implantation of an epidural stimulator.
I had made up my mind not to have an epidural under any circumstances but was told that it was recommended.
Recent studies reported that epidural analgesia reduces morbidity after major thoracic, abdominal and vascular surgeries, but in patients with rib fractures, retrospective studies showed inconsistent benefits of epidural analgesia compared to other analgesic modalities.
The epidural book; a woman's guide to anesthesia for childbirth.
Epidural glucocorticoid injections are widely used to treat patients with symptoms of lumbar spinal stenosis.
Abram SE, O'Connor TC: Complications associated with epidural steroid injections.