spinal anesthesia


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spinal anesthesia

[′spīn·əl ‚an·əs′thē·zhə]
(medicine)
Anesthesia due to a lesion of the spinal cord.
Anesthesia produced by the injection of an anesthetic into the spinal subarachnoid space.
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Spinal anesthesia was achieved by 0.75% hyper-baric bupivacaine L3-L4 interspace level with 25 gauge Quincke spinal needle.
Prevention of hypotension after spinal anesthesia for cesarean section: six percent hetastarch versus lactated Ringer's solution.
In our research, predictors of hypotension during spinal anesthesia for femoral fracture surgical treatment were the age and chronic therapy by beta blockers prior to the surgery.
Prophylactic phenylephrine infusions to reduce severe spinal anesthesia hypotension during cesarean delivery in a resource- constrained environment.
Spinal anesthesia is associated with significantly less morbidity and risk of death as compared to general anesthesia and is now commonly used in surgeries involving lower abdomen, lower limbs and cesarean section1.
After the completion of fluid infusions, all patients received spinal anesthesia in a sitting position from [L.sub.3-4] or [L.sub.4-5] interspaces using a 25-gauge Quincke needle with 10 mg bupivacaine 0.5% (2 mL) and 15 [micro]g fentanyl (1 cc; 10 [micro]g).
Landau, "Spinal Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery in a Woman with Neuromyelitis Optica," A & A Case Reports, vol.
Patients who received multiple mepivacaine spinal anesthetics for more than one operative procedure in separate encounters during the study period and patients who received rescue spinal anesthesia using mepivacaine following failed spinal anesthesia with bupivacaine during the same encounter were both included.
Hypotension after spinal anesthesia for cesarean section: Identification of risk factors using an anesthesia information management system.
Strength of the study (1) in all the cases spinal anesthesia was performed by experienced anesthesiologist.
10 ( ANI ): In a case of sheer negligence by the hospital authority, a government hospital of Bhopal allegedly left needle inside the body of a pregnant woman after giving her Spinal Anesthesia during her delivery.