Definition of Caudal anesthesia

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caudal Anesthesia

cauda equina
cauda fasciae dentatae
cauda helicis
cauda nuclei caudati
cauda pancreatis
cauda striati
caudal anaesthesia
caudal anesthesia (current term)
caudal appendage
caudal block
caudal canal
caudal fin
caudal fins
caudal flexure
caudal keel
caudal keels
caudal ligament
caudal neuropore
caudal neurosecretory system
caudal pancreatic artery
caudal peduncle
caudal peduncles

Literary usage of Caudal anesthesia

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1. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1922)
"All except these nerves may be reached by an infiltration block, or by the induction of caudal anesthesia. The uterus and adnexa receive additional sensory ..."

2. Therapeutic Gazette (1921)
"... and caudal anesthesia, 5-10 to 7-10 per cent novocaine in Ringer's solution (with 3 to 5 minims of adrenalin 1:1000 to the ounce) has proved most ..."

3. Collected Papers by the Staff of Saint Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic by Saint Marys Hospital (Rochester, Minn.) (1922)
"... and the ease with which it can be performed under caudal anesthesia should tend to increase the instances of stones being removed by this method. ..."

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