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Definition of «Epidural anesthetic»

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Epidural anesthetic: An anesthetic agent injected into the epidural space, the space outside the dura -- the outermost, toughest, and most fibrous of the three membranes (meninges) covering the spinal cord -- in order to bath the spinal nerve roots in the anesthetic agent and numb the lower abdomen, pelvis, and legs.

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  • Epidural Anesthesia : American Pregnancy Association

    Epidural anesthesia is the most popular means for pain relief during labor. In fact, more women ask for an epidural by name than any other ...

  • Epidural - University of Pittsburgh

    Epidural . Epidural anesthesia is a neuraxial technique offering wide range of applications for procedures below the neck level. An epidural block can be performed at ...

  • Spinal & Epidural Anesthesia - RAAMG Home Page

    What is a Spinal anesthetic ? Spinal anesthesia is placed in the low back (lumbar region). After a sterile prep and draping, local anesthetic is placed in the skin to ...

  • Epidural Anesthesia

    Epidural Anesthesia . What is an epidural? A catheter is placed into the lumbar region of the back, between vertebrae into the epidural space.

  • Epidural Anesthesia | Pregnancy.org

    Epidural anesthesia is the most popular means for pain relief during labor. In fact, more women ask for an epidural by name than any other method of pain relief. Over 50% ...

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