caudal anaesthesia

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Synonyms for caudal anaesthesia

regional anesthesia resulting from injection of an anesthetic into the caudal end of the spinal canal

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Bupivacaine in children: pharmacokinetics following caudal anaesthesia.
Caudal anaesthesia for paediatric surgery was first reported in 1933 (1).
This occurred in a five-month-old infant in whom transient laryngospasm was noted during performance of caudal anaesthesia.
However it is interesting that there is little discussion of spinal anaesthesia and he states having abandoned both spinal and caudal anaesthesia.