epidural


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epidural

1. upon or outside the dura mater
2. 
a. injection of anaesthetic into the space outside the dura mater enveloping the spinal cord
b. anaesthesia induced by this method

epidural

[¦ep·ə¦du̇r·əl]
(anatomy)
Located on or over the dura mater.
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After receiving the approval of the Hospital Institutional Ethical Committee, we reviewed 50 oncologic breast procedures performed under thoracic epidural anaesthesia from Jan 2016--Sep 2017 in our institution.
Three weeks after the epidural block, the patient reported severe worsening of the lower back pain and radiating left leg pain.
Opioids like fentanyl have been used traditionally as an adjunct for epidural administration in combination with lower dose of local anaesthetic to achieve the desired anaesthetic effect (Wang et al.
The company said the Dynamic Pressure Sensing (DPS) capability in the CompuFlo Epidural instrument provides feedback that allows anesthesiologists to correctly identify the epidural space, which has the potential to significantly reduce complications and malpractice compared to conventional techniques.
All studies that have compared PIEB with CEI for labor epidural maintenance have found either better or equivalent analgesic and obstetric outcomes with PIEB.
Thoracic MRI showed a T1 isointense (Figure 1) and T2 hyperintense (Figure 2) mass lesion in the posterior epidural space.
I know of many women who hope to have a natural childbirth without drugs but in the end find labour so difficult they request an epidural.
We collected data for both operated and non-operated cases of traumatic posterior fossa epidural hematoma, of any gender and age.
About half the group received an epidural (36 women) and half did not (30 women).
Material and Methods: Extent of catheter migration was studied in 240 patients receiving epidural analgesia for labor analgesia.