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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Intraoperative thoracic epidural anaesthesia attenuates stress-induced immunosuppression in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery.
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 a method of pain relief often used in labour and to perform a caesarean section.
The anaesthetic department's audit database was used to identify 100 consecutive caesarean deliveries conducted under epidural, spinal or combined spinal epidural anaesthesia during 2012.
Unilateral block has been reported after epidural Anaesthesia (1,2) but is rarely seen following spinal Anaesthesia (3).
OH, yes, they're one of the safest ways to have a baby, particularly with epidural anaesthesia.
com/research/ba1531/the_hospital_marke) has announced the addition of the "The Hospital Market For Epidural Anaesthesia Sets In France" report to their offering.
Their endpoints for success or failure were also very specific: bilateral T12 sensory block to pinprick within 15 minutes, requirement for supplementary epidural anaesthesia and report of leg tourniquet pain.
Either general or epidural anaesthesia is given before the operation.
Products covered include: spinal needles, continuous spinal anaesthesia sets, combined spinal-epidural anaesthesia sets, epidural anaesthesia sets and components (needles, catheters, flat filters, syringes and balloons for epidural space detection), needles for single shot peripheral nerve block anaesthesia, catheters/sets for continuous peripheral nerve block anaesthesia and plexus block needles (without stimulation).
Therefore, the use of combined general and epidural anaesthesia for abdominal surgery provides both satisfactory muscle relaxation and analgesia.