spinal injection


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spinal injection

Introduction of fluids or medications into the spinal canal, i.e., the intrathecal space.
See also: injection
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The bone marrow was given to India through a spinal injection after experts matched her with a donor.
Five minutes after spinal anesthesia was given, the highest level of sensory blockade was determined using a 23-G needle at [?] five-minute intervals for the first thirty minutes and thereafter every [?] fifteen minutes until sixty minutes of spinal injection had lapsed.
The sensory level and Bromage scale were recorded pre-spinal injection and every two minutes after the spinal injection up to the 10th minute and after that every 3 minutes until the highest dermatome was reached.
In accordance with current medical practice, prior to C-section all patients in this study received an intrathecal injection of 150 mcg preservative-free morphine for spinal injection in conjunction with single-shot spinal anesthesia using 1.4-1.6 mL bupivacaine HCl 0.75% and 15 mcg fentanyl.
Doctors, eager to help, gave him another option to help with this, a spinal injection every six months which was said to help with chronic pain, so after reaching the end of the long waiting list, he stared on these.
Onset of the anesthesia was confirmed one minute after the spinal injection by asking the patient to subjectively verify the numbness of legs.
Exclusion criteria were subjects with allergy to anesthetic drugs, hemodynamically unstable, contraindications to spinal injection, unwilling to sign informed consent, and current consumption of psychiatric drug.
I'm afraid you'll have to wait a little longer for your spinal injection."
Prior to the spinal injection, arterial line was secured in the left radial artery using ultrasound guidance, pulse oximetry in upper and lower limbs, 5-electrode ECG and urine output.
"And because he had turned on his side I had to have a forceps birth and they gave me an epidural and a spinal injection.
The spinal injection of NMDA directly activates dorsal horn NMDA receptors and results in mechanical allodynia [7].