epidural anaesthesia


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Synonyms for epidural anaesthesia

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

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Epidural anaesthesia has been associated with fewer postoperative complications and earlier hospital discharge.
Comparison of ropivacaine with a combination of ropivacaine and fentanyl for the caudal epidural anaesthesia of mares.
The survey targeted one hundred patients each who received spinal anaesthesia and epidural anaesthesia.
Two groups of 30 patients each received single-shot epidural anaesthesia either with ropivacaine 0.
Before handling the case epidural anaesthesia (Xylocaine @1.
On the day of surgery, the does were assigned randomly to one of the two groups (I and II) and subjected to lumbosacral epidural anaesthesia.
Unilateral block has been reported after epidural Anaesthesia (1,2) but is rarely seen following spinal Anaesthesia (3).
Epidural anaesthesia is associated with a high degree of satisfaction among patients because it does not cause impairment of balance and can give the woman more mobility than other methods of childbirth pain medications (Comparative Obstetric Mobile Epidural Trial Study Group, 2002).
It also causes fewer assisted or Caesarean births, and reduces the need for epidural anaesthesia and of getting an infection in the womb.
Surgery is performed under general, local or epidural anaesthesia.
Smiths Medical President Srini Seshadri commented: "We are pleased to be able to offer a solution that help to reduce medication delivery errors during spinal and epidural anaesthesia administration.
Epidural anaesthesia is one of the most commonly used modality of anaesthesia in modern anaesthetic practice.
Epidural anaesthesia is a method of pain relief often used in labour and to perform a caesarean section.
Caudal epidural anaesthesia was obtained by injecting 6 ml of 2% Xylocaine hydrochloride in first inter coccygeal vertebral space.