barbotage


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barbotage

 [bahr″bo-tahzh´] (Fr.)
repeated alternate injection and withdrawal of fluid with a syringe, as in gastric lavage or administration of an anesthetic agent into the subarachnoid space by alternate injection of part of the anesthetic and withdrawal of cerebrospinal fluid into the syringe.

bar·bo·tage

(bar'bō-tahzh'),
A method of spinal anesthesia in which a portion of the anesthetic solution is injected into the cerebrospinal fluid, which is then aspirated back into the syringe and reinjected.
[Fr. barboter, to dabble]

barbotage

/bar·bo·tage/ (bahr″bo-tahzh´) [Fr.] repeated alternate injection and withdrawal of fluid with a syringe, as in gastric lavage or administration of an anesthetic agent into the subarachnoid space by alternate injection of part of the anesthetic and withdrawal of cerebrospinal fluid into the syringe.

bar·bo·tage

(bahr'bō-tahzh')
A method of spinal anesthesia in which a portion of the anesthetic solution is injected into the cerebrospinal fluid, which is then aspirated back into the syringe and reinjected.
[Fr. barboter, to dabble]

barbotage

A method of pain control designed to interrupt the pain pathways in the spinal cord. 20 ml of cerebrospinal fluid are repeatedly withdrawn and reinjected from the space surrounding the cord. Most patients enjoy relief of pain for up to seven months.

barbotage

[Fr.] repeated alternate injection and withdrawal of fluid with a syringe, as in gastric lavage or administration of an anesthetic agent into the subarachnoid space by alternate injection of part of the anesthetic and withdrawal of cerebrospinal fluid into the syringe.
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There was no significant difference among the specimen types (voided urine, bladder barbotage, and catheterized urine; P = .
Brisement involves the high volume injection of saline or local anaesthetic to try and break down adhesions and barbotage involves the alternate injection and withdrawal of fluid with a syringe in the treatment of calcific tendonitis.
5 mg/ml) hyperbaric bupivacaine plus 25 [micro]g fentanyl was injected slowly intrathecally, with intermittent barbotage (10), an epidural catheter inserted in a cephalad direction, routine tests performed on the epidural catheter to exclude intrathecal or intravenous misplacement and, following a test dose of 3 ml lignocaine 2% containing adrenaline 1:200,000, a definitive dose (7 to 10 ml) of bupivacaine 0.
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The anaesthetic solution was injected over 10 to 15 seconds without barbotage or aspiration.