hypobaric spinal anaesthesiamedical dictionary

<anaesthetics> Spinal anaesthesia in which spread of local anaesthetic solution in the subarachnoid space is controlled by adjusting the position of the patient when the density of the local anaesthetic solution is made less than the density of cerebrospinal fluid (i.e., hypobaric) by the addition of distilled water.

American spelling: hypobaric spinal anesthesia

(05 Mar 2000)

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