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Block

A segment of a town or city surrounded by streets and avenues on at least three sides and usually occupied by buildings, though it may be composed solely of vacant lots. The section of a city enclosed by streets that is described by a map which indicates how a portion of land will be subdivided.

block

verb arrest, avert, ban, bar, barricade, blockade, bridle, check, choke, clog, close, cohibit, constrict, cramp, curb, dam, debar, delay, encumber, estop, exclude, fend off, forbid, foreclose, frustrate, halt, hamper, hinder, hobble, intercept, interdict, interfere with, jam, leave out, limit, obstruct, occlude, oppose, parry, plug up, preclude, prevent, prohibit, proscribe, repulse, restrain, restrict, retard, shut off, shut up, snag, stall, stand in the way, stay, stem, stop, stop up, thwart, trammel, wall up
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Impact of obturator nerve block on the short-term recurrence of superficial bladder tumors on the lateral wall.
The Altius System High Frequency Nerve Block is an investigational device and limited by U.
Gow-Gates mandibular nerve block provides sensory anesthesia to virtually the entire distribution of V3.
Most of the patients having SO/ST nerve block without vibrator had a mean score of 4 followed by 5 (40%), whereas the majority of the patients (50%) having injections with the vibrator had a mean score of 2.
The study objective was to compare pain relief achieved using femoral nerve block at the level of the inguinal ligament compared to anaesthetising the femoral nerve at the level of the adductor canal.
Conclusions: Caudal block provides better anesthesia than periprostatic nerve block plus intrarectal local anesthesia for TRUS guided prostate biopsy without an increase of side effects.
The hospitals segment of the continuous peripheral nerve block catheters market is expected to reach US$ 243.
In our case, penetrating foreign body was removed successfully by an artery forceps under auriculopalpebral nerve block along with retrobulbar nerve block in standing position of animal.
The effects of greater occipital nerve block and trigger point injection on brush allodynia and pain in migraine.
The MYO-0946 study evaluates iovera as a temporary nerve block for patients with chronic knee pain due to osteoarthritis.