Illustration of the principle of epidural anesthesia (PDA), a regional anesthetic close to the spinal cord that is often used during childbirth. In this method, a local anesthetic is introduced into the epidural space, which is located in the spinal canal.
The illustration shows the area of the vital spine in sagittal section with the nerves of the spinal cord. A local anesthetic is introduced into the epidural space via a catheter.
Content: Medical illustration peridural anesthesia
Utilization: Patient information website
Specifications: 800 * 600 pixel
Client: Dimensional / Gesundheitsinformation.de – IQWIG
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