16th NYSORA Symposium in NYC

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Ultrasound Guided

Lumbar Plexus Block

Ultrasound Guided

Figure 1: To accomplish the lumbar plexus block, a needle is inserted perpendicular to the skin plane, 4 cm lateral to the midline at the level of L3-L5. Essentials Indications: surgery on the hip, anterior thigh, and knee Landmarks: iliac…

Thoracic Paravertebral Block

Landmark Based, Ultrasound Guided

Authors: Catherine Vandepitte, Tatjana Stopar Pintaric, and Philippe E. Gautier Thoracic paravertebral block (PVB) is a well-established technique for perioperative analgesia in patients having thoracic, chest wall, or breast surgery or for pain management with rib fractures. Ultrasound guidance can…

Spinal and Epidural Block

Ultrasound Guided

Authors: Wing Hong Kwok and Manoj Karmakar Introduction Ultrasound scanning (US) can offer several advantages when used to guide placement of the needle for centroneuraxial blocks (CNBs). It is noninvasive, safe, simple to use, can be performed expeditiously, provides real-time…

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