epidural injection

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injection of an anesthetic substance into the epidural space of the spinal cord in order to produce epidural anesthesia

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The effectiveness of lumbar interlaminar epidural injections in managing chronic low back and lower extremity pain.
For these reasons, the elimination half-life that was calculated from the plasma concentration-time data represents an apparent half-life that results from first-order processes of dissolution of drug from the suspension, absorption of drug from the epidural injection site, and clearance of drug from the body.
Influence of lumbar epidural injection volume on pain relief for radicular leg pain and/or low back pain.
The onset of analgesia was defined as the time between the end of the epidural injection and the absence of pain at the T10 dermatome every 60 seconds by pinprick.
One patient received an epidural injection of 5 [micro]g sufentanil in addition to the local anesthetic and rapidly developed severe nausea and vomiting.
Snyder's approach, which brings the proper treatment into play, as opposed to Uffer's treatment, involving an epidural injection of steroids into his spine, as steroids will only weaken the vertebrae.
Expectant mothers who have been given an epidural injection and rendered immobile are a particular risk group, as are younger people with mobility issues due to illness.
All of our patients are those giving insufficient response to conservative treatment, the same method was applied to all patients by the same doctor and the success rate of 62% is the one obtained following the one epidural injection (Figure 1a,b,c,d,e).
Replacement of protrusion, which can range from size of a soft ball to hanging of entire uterus down below the hocks, is performed with cow in sternal recumbency, an epidural injection and hindlimbs 'frogged' rearwards to allow the pelvis to tip forward, easing replacement.
The areas covered are joint injections, epidural injection, somatic nerve blockade, autonomic blockade, muscle injections, and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation.
A proper needle placement into the epidural space is essential to correctly perform the technique and also to forecast the likelihood for the epidural injection to result in successful analgesia.
As of October 10, four categories of cases in patients who received an injection with MPA produced by NECC had been identified: 1) fungal meningitis or nonbacterial and nonviral meningitis of subacute onset following epidural injection on or after May 21; 2) basilar stroke following epidural injection on or after May 21, in a person from whom no cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) specimen was obtained; 3) spinal osteomyelitis or epidural abscess at the site of injection following epidural or sacroiliac injection on or after May 21; 4) septic arthritis or osteomyelitis of a peripheral joint (e.g., knee) diagnosed following injection of that joint on or after May 21.
One patient received an epidural injection of another kind of steroid product called triamcinolone acetonide.