Lumbar Subarachnoid Block

  • Rie Hasegawa
  • Masako IsekiEmail author


Lumbar subarachnoid block is used as a method for achieving topical pain relief, primarily during surgery. This procedure is a pain-alleviating technique used to treat strong pain in the lower part of the body as well as for diagnostic purposes. Administration is performed via the landmark method under ultrasound or X-ray guidance.


Lumbar (spinal) anesthesia Subarachnoid block Lower back and limb pain 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology and Pain ManagementJuntendo University School of MedicineTokyoJapan

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