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epidural

 [ep″ĭ-du´ral]
situated upon or outside the dura mater.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ep·i·du·ral

(ep'i-dū'răl),
On (or outside) the dura mater. [Usage note: epidural and extradural are nearly synonymous, with the exception that epidural implies immediate proximity to the dura mater, and extradural may be unconnected with it.]
See also: extradural.
Synonym(s): peridural
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epidural

(ĕp′ĭ-do͝or′əl, -dyo͝or′-)
adj.
Located on or over the dura mater.
n.
An injection into the epidural space of the spine.
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epidural

adjective Referring to the space between the bone of vertebral column and the meninges of the brain or spinal cord noun An epidural injection administered in the epidural space of the vertebral column
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ep·i·du·ral

(ep'i-dūr'ăl)
On (or outside) the dura mater.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

epidural

External to the DURA MATER, the outer of the three MENINGES covering the brain and spinal cord.
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Dura was clearly and completely exposed after the removal of ligamentum flavum and epidural fat tissue of the relevant surgical area.
Conclusions: In this study, it was determined that the pain decreased with epidural analgesia, perfusion index increased and the pain level increased significantly when the perfusion index started to decrease.
The area where the epidural injection is to be inserted will be numbed prior to performing the procedure with a local anaesthetic injection.
A recent audit at a tertiary public hospital in the Western Cape revealed that only 2.2% of labouring mothers received labour epidural analgesia, and that epidural placement was done for a medical indication, upon request from an obstetrician, and not on patient request.
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Spinal epidural hematom (SPEH), kateter ya da igne ile damar ponksiyonu sonucu ya da BOS basinci degisikligi ve traksiyona sekonder olabilir.
The needle was slowly advanced, and the epidural space was identified at a depth of 1.5 cm using the loss-of-resistance technique.
Epidural steroid injections (ESIs) are generally considered safe and effective for the relief of radicular pain, as well as pain from other spinal conditions.
Knowledge of pharmacokinetic parameters of this corticosteroid following epidural administration into other areas of the spine beyond the lumbar region is necessary to help us better understand the duration of clinical effect and to compare the results to the results of lumbar epidural injection.
SEAs are most common in thoracolumbar areas, where the epidural space is larger and contains fatty tissue [4].
Epidural pain relief refers to local anaesthetics and adjuvants injected into the epidural space.