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 patient underwent fluoroscopy-guided spinal injection of 10 mL of iohexol 300 mgI/mL contrast medium from a single-dose vial prepared by a nurse in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines (10).
Tables 4 - 6 show comparative values of blood pressure (mean +- SD) between the two groups before the induction of spinal anaesthesia and at every five minutes interval after the spinal injection up to 30 minutes.
After thorough re-examination, doctors announced that there was nothing visibly wrong and that he would need an epidural (hypodermic spinal injection to extract fluid for biopsy) if the pain persisted.
The distance available for successful spinal injection through the needle orifice within the subarachnoid space equals A/sin[theta]-C cm.
We believe it also validates our proprietary Spinal Injection Platform for the safe intraspinal delivery of our cells.
There's one shape for intravenous injections and then another, different shape for nasogastric tubes, for spinal injection and so on.
It is incumbent upon hospitals and health care providers who perform spinal injection procedures to minimize the occurrence of bacterial meningitis after these procedures by being familiar with and adhering to the recommendations issued by the CDC in June 2007, the authors wrote.
Animals that developed autophagia and excessive grooming over the hindlimb midthigh ipsilateral to the spinal injection were included in a weekly measure of lesion size after QUIS injection and transplant of hNT2.
These procedures include arthroscopy, biopsy of the liver, biopsy of the prostate, cataract removal, central venous catheterization, colonoscopy, debridement of skin and other tissues, upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic occlusion and fulguration of oviducts, spinal injection for myelography and/or computed tomography, and repair of inguinal hernia.
Reservations about the study include its very small size, the lack of controls (comparable patients treated with placebo) to help evaluate differences among patients, lack of clarity regarding the manner and extent the drug affects the brain, and the added risk involved in using spinal injection as a method of delivering the drug.
What is the name of the spinal injection used to relieve pain during childbirth?
This researcher's hypothesis is that release of GABA by neuronal cells grafted into the subarachnoid space near the spinal cord will reduce behavioral symptoms of chronic neuropathic pain after excitotoxic SCI induced in the rat model by spinal injection of quisqualic acid (QUIS).