Definition of Caudal anaesthesia

1. Noun. Regional anesthesia resulting from injection of an anesthetic into the caudal end of the spinal canal; now largely replaced by epidural anesthesia.




Medical Definition of Caudal anaesthesia

1. Regional anaesthesia by injection of local anaesthetic solution into the epidural space via the sacral hiatus. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caudal Anaesthesia

caucussed
caucusses
caucussing
cauda
cauda equina
cauda fasciae dentatae
cauda helicis
cauda nuclei caudati
cauda pancreatis
cauda striati
caudad
caudal
caudal anaesthesia (current term)
caudal anesthesia
caudal appendage
caudal block
caudal canal
caudal fin
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caudal neuropore
caudal neurosecretory system
caudal pancreatic artery
caudal peduncle

Literary usage of Caudal anaesthesia

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1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1922)
"caudal anaesthesia could be used for this purpose. In a few of the reported cases this operation was repeated several times within 3 weeks. ..."

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