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paravertebral anesthesia

 

Definition:

  1. anesthesia by injection of local anesthetic solution about nerves as they exit from the vertebral canal;
  2. combined presynaptic, postsynaptic, and ganglionic sympathetic block by injection of local anesthetic solution about paravertebral sympathetic chains.
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