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.
Generic synonyms: Regional Anaesthesia, Regional 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
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. ..."