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Vol 8, No 4 (2009)
Review articles
Published online: 2010-02-01
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Anatomical aspects of epidural and spinal analgesia

Grzegorz Jagla, Jerzy Walocha, K. Rajda, Jan Dobrogowski, Jerzy Wordliczek
Advances in Palliative Medicine 2009;8(4):135-146.

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Vol 8, No 4 (2009)
Review articles
Published online: 2010-02-01

Abstract

Regional anaesthesia seems to be the future of the anaesthesia in this century. The knowledge of the anatomy of the epidural and other spinal spaces seems to play the crucial role in success of regional anaesthesia. It's important in perioperative medicine and cancer pain treatment. Up to date there is not too many datas considering anatomy of these compartments. Many of the results obtained by researchers in the past are still not mentioned in the clinical textbooks. This article is an attempt to resolve this problem.

Abstract

Regional anaesthesia seems to be the future of the anaesthesia in this century. The knowledge of the anatomy of the epidural and other spinal spaces seems to play the crucial role in success of regional anaesthesia. It's important in perioperative medicine and cancer pain treatment. Up to date there is not too many datas considering anatomy of these compartments. Many of the results obtained by researchers in the past are still not mentioned in the clinical textbooks. This article is an attempt to resolve this problem.
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Keywords

epidural anesthesia; spinal anesthesia; human anatomy; epidural space

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Title

Anatomical aspects of epidural and spinal analgesia

Journal

Advances in Palliative Medicine

Issue

Vol 8, No 4 (2009)

Pages

135-146

Published online

2010-02-01

Bibliographic record

Advances in Palliative Medicine 2009;8(4):135-146.

Keywords

epidural anesthesia
spinal anesthesia
human anatomy
epidural space

Authors

Grzegorz Jagla
Jerzy Walocha
K. Rajda
Jan Dobrogowski
Jerzy Wordliczek

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