spinal anesthetic


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spi·nal an·es·thet·ic

a local anesthetic agent producing loss of sensation when injected into the subarachnoid space.

spi·nal an·es·thet·ic

(spīnăl anes-thetik)
Local anesthetic agent producing loss of sensation when injected into subarachnoid space.
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This article provides a summary of the current available literature on the effects of nonsteroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs); opiates; and spinal anesthetics on LUT function.
Although all studies agree that right or left lateral decubitus positions can be used equally well, (12-14) the results with respect to the success rate & hemodynamic effects between the lateral & sitting position during spinal anesthetic techniques are more conflicting.
The low dose hyperbaric spinal anesthetic provides a block that is dense in lower thoracic, lumbar and sacral areas and is ideally suited to perineal, urologic and lower extremity surgery.
Fifty-four patients with symptomatic anal fissure undergoing lateral sphincterotomy were randomized to the local anesthetic (LA group) or the spinal anesthetic (SA group) by the use of random numbers.
A retrospective analysis of failed spinal anesthetic attempts in a community hospital.
The prolongation of the motor block of spinal anesthetics may result from the binding of alpha-2 adrenoceptor agonists to motor neurons in the dorsal horn.
Long term follow up of patients who received 10098 spinal anesthetics.