saddle block anaesthesia

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Noun1.saddle block anaesthesia - the parts of a patient's body that would touch a saddle if the patient were sitting in one are anesthetized by injecting a local anesthetic into the spinal cord
spinal, spinal anaesthesia, spinal anesthesia - anesthesia of the lower half of the body; caused by injury to the spinal cord or by injecting an anesthetic beneath the arachnoid membrane that surrounds the spinal cord
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Objective: To compare three doses of hyperbaric 0.75% bupivacaine and measuring time for home readiness after day care perianal surgery under saddle block anaesthesia.
Vallathetal did prospective randomized study on 150 patients who received saddle block anaesthesia with 3 ml of 0.5% bupivacaine.