Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

epidural anesthesia

The history of epidural anesthesia (review)

Year: 2019, volume 15 Issue: №3 Pages: 657-661
Heading: Anaesthesiology and Reanimatology Article type: Review
Authors: Prigorodov M.V.
Organization: Saratov State Medical University

The method of a long-term epidural anesthesia has been significantly improved and acquired the status of a well-developed and widely used clinical manipulation. Epidural anesthesia is a type of local anesthesia. Until now, there is no single definition of «epidural anesthesia» (or «epidural blockade»). The review is devoted to the history of the formation of epidural anesthesia and substantiation of the term «epidural anesthesia».

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