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A Comprehensive Review of Lower Extremity Peripheral Nerve Blocks

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A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF LOWER EXTREMITY PERIPHERAL NERVE BLOCKS BY BONNIE DESCHNER, MD, CHRISTOPHER ROBARDS, MD, DAQUAN XU, MB, MPH, LAKSHMANASAMY SOMASUNDARAM, MD, ADMIR HADZIC, MD, PHD Author Affiliation: Department of Anesthesiology, St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals, New York, NY…

Thoraco Lumbar Paravertebral Block

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Overview  Indications: Inguinal hernia surgery, lateral abdominal wall surgery  Landmarks:                      Spinal processes T9-L5 (the number and location of levels chosen for each indication)                      Transverse process  Needle insertion: 2 cm lateral to midline  Target goal: Needle insertion 1 cm past the…

Ultrasound Guided Popliteal Sciatic Block

Lower Extremity

Figure 1: Cross-sectional anatomy of the sciatic nerve in the popliteal fossa. Shown are common peroneal nerve (CPN), tibial nerve (TN), popliteal artery (PA), popliteal vein (PV), femur, biceps femoris (BFM), semimembranosus (SmM) and semitendinosus (StM) muscles. Essentials Indications: foot…

Infraclavicular Brachial Plexus Block

Upper Extermity

Figure 1: Patient position and needle insertion for infraclavicular brachial plexus block. Essentials Indications: elbow, forearm, hand surgery Landmarks: medial clavicular head, coracoid process Nerve stimulation: hand twitch at 0.2-0.5 mA Local anesthetic: 25-35 mL General Considerations The infraclavicular block…

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