DefinitionThis section has been translated automatically.
Reversible, localized elimination of pain sensation through surface, infiltration (or field block) anesthesia. The term is sometimes used synonymously with "regional anaesthesia".
- The following types of local anaesthesia are distinguished:
- Surface anaesthesia
- Infiltration anaesthesia
- Field block anaesthesia
- Tumescent anesthesia
- Intravenous regional anaesthesia: In this procedure, LA are injected into the vein of a previously anaemic limb. Operations of up to 1 hour can then be performed on this limb (e.g. surgery for Carpatunnel syndrome).
General definitionThis section has been translated automatically.
Anaisthesia = insensibility or numbness (derived from the Greek vocabulary).
Undesirable effectsThis section has been translated automatically.
According to the local anesthetics.
ContraindicationThis section has been translated automatically.
"Hypersensitivity" (see also local anaesthetics) to the preparation, blood coagulation disorders, non-cooperative patients or children whose cooperation cannot be expected. Caution! Question about intolerance of local anaesthetics before each local anaesthetic is necessary!