Major complications, defined as death, paraplegia, cardiac arrest, respiratory failure, seizures and meningitis from labour epidurals
We agree with Munro and George, (1) that PIEB is superior to CEI for delivering local anesthetics to the epidural
space and maintaining epidural
solution was stopped and oral hydrocodone-acetaminophen was begun.
The caudal epidural
block was first introduced as a landmark-based, blind technique.
catheter migration was observed in significant number of parturients.
al first injected corticosteroids in to the subarchnoid space, this was followed in 1957 by Lievre published report of treatment of low backache by Lumbar epidural
steroid injections with the injection of hydrocortisone.
Women in labour shouldn't be refused an early epidural
as it doesn't make the birth more difficult, a review has found.
Although previous studies indicated that early initiation of an epidural
correlated with longer labors and increased risk of cesarean delivery, Dr.
While regional anesthesia can offer these advantages over general anesthesia, the increased amount of subcutaneous and epidural
fat in the obese population can pose a significant challenge to successful epidural
The area where the epidural
injection is to be inserted will be numbed prior to performing the procedure with a local anaesthetic injection.
In this retrospective study we sought to verify the feasibility in terms of success/failure rates and investigated complications in a series of patients undergoing breast cancer surgery while awake with a cervical epidural
Medical R&D company Milestone Scientific (NYSE MKT:MLSS) revealed on Tuesday that it has started the first shipments of its CompuFlo Epidural
Instrument to distributors and key opinion leaders in Europe through its Epidural
& Intra-Articular (IA) subsidiary.