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.

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.
Effects of extradural anesthesia on microcirculatory blood flow in free latissimus dorsi musculocutaneous flaps in pigs.