extradural anesthesia

ex·tra·du·ral an·es·the·si·a

anesthetization, by local anesthetics, of nerves near the spinal canal external to the dura mater; often refers to epidural anesthesia, but may include paravertebral anesthesia.

extradural anesthesia

anesthetic nerve block achieved by the injection of a local anesthetic solution into the space in the spinal canal outside the dura mater of the spinal cord, as in caudal anesthesia, epidural anesthesia/analgesia, or paravertebral block.

ex·tra·du·ral an·es·the·si·a

(ekstră-dūrăl an-es-thēzē-ă)
Anesthetization, by local anesthetics, of nerves near the spinal canal external to the dura mater; often refers to epidural anesthesia, but may include paravertebral anesthesia.
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Failed extradural anesthesia for caesarean section.
We also previously showed [8] that extradural anesthesia added to general anesthesia resulted in lower concentrations of cortisol and growth hormone than did general anesthesia alone, but IL-6, CRP, and Zn concentrations did not change significantly.
Because MT is induced by glucocorticoids [9][10] and IL-6 [11], we examined the effects of the decreased pituitary adrenal response in extradural anesthesia on MT production.