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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

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We do now use the paracervical block with bupivacaine and epinephrine for all of our patients prior to laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy," Dr.
This can be done without any patient discomfort if a paracervical block has been administered initially.
Although 46% of the participants in the larger study received general anesthesia, most of the time it was administered early in the trial and was later replaced by a paracervical block, because the investigators found that the procedure could be performed comfortably using regional anesthesia.
Anesthesia was provided by intravenous conscious sedation and paracervical blocks.
It is a general belief that in patients with spina bifida analgesia for labour and delivery can be associated with greater frequency of failure, accidental dural puncture and post-dural puncture headache (1,3,4) The use of continuous epidural, caudal and spinal analgesia, paravertebral sympathetic and paracervical blocks and intravenous patient-controlled analgesia have been reported in pregnant women with spina bifida; however, all of these techniques have been associated with a number of limitations (e.