Occurring within or administered into the spinal theca: intrathecal injection
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- Cerebrospinal fluid was obtained from the lumbar spinal taps or the intrathecal catheter.
- Administration of an intrathecal opioid injection before continuous epidural infusion is known as combined spinal epidural analgesia, or the walking epidural.
- The cerebrospinal analysis shows that the protein was elevated after placing in the intrathecal catheter and administration of chemotherapy.
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- Administration of intravenous therapy is associated with considerable risk for example, patients have died when cytotoxic drugs have been given intrathecally instead of intravenously.
- The numerous instances in England where doctors have injected vincristine intrathecally, not intravenously, underline this.
- Approved for oral and intramuscular use, it also is used rectally, intravenously, subcutaneously, epidurally, and intrathecally.
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