Intrathecal injection

(IT injection, intrathecally) An injection into the fluid around the spinal cord. Some chemotherapy needs to be given this way for particular types of cancer that may spread to the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord).
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intrathecal injection

Injection of drugs into the spinal fluid to prevent or treat CNS leukaemia or lymphoma. ... (13 Nov 1997) ...
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intrathecal injection

injection of a substance through the theca of the spinal cord into the subarachnoid space; the patient must lie in a flat or Trendelenburg position for one hour after treatment so that the drug is absorbed properly.
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Intrathecal Injection

Injection into the subarachnoid space, used to induce spinal anesthesia.
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intrathecal injection

Type: Term Definitions: 1. introduction of material for diffusion throughout the subarachnoid space by means of lumbar puncture.
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