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Block

Large quantity of stock or large dollar amount of bonds held or traded. As a rule of thumb, 10,000 shares or more of stock and $200,000 or more worth of bonds would be described as a block.

Block

An exceptionally large amount or value of securities. While there is no specific definition of how many shares constitute a block, most people using the term refer to holding or trading more than 10,000 shares and/or shares worth more than $200,000. Almost invariably, trades of this magnitude involve institutional investors. See also: Block trade, Secondary issue.

block

A large amount of a security, usually 10,000 shares or more.

block

An area bounded by perimeter streets.Many subdivision descriptions employ a subdivision name,and then a block number and a lot number to identify particular properties.The numbers are assigned when the subdivision developer files its plat plan with local authorities.

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11] Paravertebral block, once practised had lost publicity in the last few decades.
Thavaneswaran P et al 2006 Paravertebral blocks for anaesthesia and analgesia: a systematic review.
The paravertebral block technique involves inserting a spinal needle at the level of the paravertebral space targeted for blockade.
Conclusion: Paravertebral block is a safe and effective technique and can to be used more widely for unilateral post thoracotomy pain relief.
Prospective randomized trial of paravertebral block for patients undergoing breast cancer surgery.
A comparison of nerve stimulator guided paravertebral block and ilio-inguinal nerve block for analgesia after inguinal herniorrhaphy in children.
5%) provided equally effective analgesia of same duration, equally less postoperative nausea and good patient satisfaction score after a multilevel thoracic paravertebral block.
Involvement of both RLNs following unilateral thoracic paravertebral block is possible, as spread of local anaesthetic to the contralateral paravertebral space can occur via the prevertebral or the epidural space resulting in segmental contralateral anaesthesia (5).
MATERIALS & METHODS: After obtaining approval from the institution ethical committee, comparison of hemodynamic status and postoperative analgesic effect of paravertebral block and general anaesthesia in elective breast surgery was done.
An asymptomatic patient with an unrecognised preoperative Brugada ECG underwent general anaesthesia combined with a thoracic paravertebral block using 40 ml 0.
The paravertebral block was performed with a 18-gauge Tuohy needle using the loss-of-resistance technique and utilizing the spinous process of [T.
Key Words: clonidine, bupivacaine, paravertebral block, thoracotomy pain

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