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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…

Cutaneous Nerve blocks of the Upper Extremity


A B C Figure 1: Techniques to block the cutaneous nerves of the upper extremity. Essentials Indications: mostly used as a supplement to major blocks of the upper extremity Local anesthetic: 5-10 mL General Considerations Cutaneous nerve blocks of the…

Dexamethasone with Local Anesthetics Poll

When added to Local Anesthetics, Dexamethasone:
  • 12.5%
  • 26.92%
  • 31.73%
  • 16.35%
  • 12.5%

Femoral Nerve Block

Lower Extermity

Figure 1: Needle insertion for femoral nerve block. Essentials Indications: surgery of the anterior thigh and knee surgery Landmarks: femoral (inguinal) crease, femoral artery pulse Nerve stimulation: twitch of the patella (quadriceps) at 0.2-0.5 mA Local anesthetic: 15-20 mL Figure…

Intercostal Space

Ultrasound Images

   Intercostal Space Ultrasound transducer position to image the the intercostal space Ultrasound image of the intercostal space Ultrasound image of the labeled intercostal space Cross sectional anatomy of labeled intercostals space Key: Ic – Intercostal IcM – Intercostal Muscle…

Nerve Blocks on Wrong Side Poll

How Often Are Nerve Blocks Done on the Wrong Side?
  • 20.69%
  • 5.17%
  • 10.34%
  • 48.28%
  • 15.52%

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