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Local & Regional Anesthesia for Eye Surgery

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— Authors: Jacques Ripart, MD; Kenneth Mehrige, MD; Robert Della Rocca, MD Introduction Ophthalmic surgery is one of the most frequent surgical procedures requiring anesthesia in developed countries.(1) Perioperative morbidity and mortality rates associated with eye (eg, cataract) surgery are…

Ultrasound Guided Ankle Block – JNYSORA


ULTRASOUND GUIDED ANKLE BLOCK By Alan Macfarlane BSc (Hons), MBChB, MRCP, FRCA, Richard Brull MD, FRCPC Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto PLEASE CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE WHOLE ARTICLE

Caudal Anesthesia

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Caudal anesthesia was first described at the turn of last century by two French physicians, Fernand Cathelin and Jean-Anthanase Sicard. The technique predated the lumbar approach to epidural block by several years. By Kenneth D. Candido, MD and Alon Winnie,…

Ultrasound-Guided Infraclavicular Brachial Plexus Block

Upper Extremity

Figure 1: In-plane needle insertion technique during infraclavicular brachial plexus block. Essentials   Indications: arm, elbow, forearm, and hand surgery   Transducer position: approximately parasagittal, just medial to coracoid process, inferior to clavicle   Goal: local anesthetic spread around axillary artery   Local anesthetic:…

Value of Stimulating Catheters Poll

What is the Value of Stimulating Catheters when Placed under Ultrasound Guidance?
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Duke Anesthesia Fellows Visit CREER in New Fellowship Exchange Program

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On May 12, 2016 the three Duke Regional and Ambulatory Anesthesia fellows, Evan Sutton, Irfan Samee, and Siddharth Sata visited Belgium for a week long observership as part of the newly established fellowship exchange program with NYSORA – CREER in Genk, Belgium. They visited three different sites during the trip including the ZOL hospital where Dr. Admir Hadzic leads the NYSORA – CREER fellowship, the KU-Leuven University hospital in Leuven, and an off-site orthopedic surgery center that is part of KU-Leuven.

Bier Block


Figure 1: Intravenous regional anesthesia: Injection of local anesthetic and placement of the tourniquet. Essentials Indications: short operative procedures for the extremities; pain therapy (e.g., treatment of recurrent complexpain    syndrome); treatment of hyperhidrosis Local anesthetic: 12-15 mL of 2% lidocaine…

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