Konica Minolta



Ultrasound-Guided Interscalene Brachial Plexus Block

Upper Extremity

Figure 1: Ultrasound-guided interscalene brachial plexus block; transducer and needle position to obtain the desired ultrasound image for an in-plane approach. Essentials   Indications: shoulder and upper arm surgery   Transducer position: transverse on neck, 3-4 cm superior to clavicle, over external…

Ultrasound-Guided Superficial Cervical Plexus Block

Upper Extremity

Figure 1: Needle and transducer position to block the superficial cervical plexus using a transverse view. Essentials  Indications: carotid endarterectomy, superficial neck surgery  Transducer position: transverse over the midpoint of the sternocleidomastoid muscle (posterior border)  Goal: local anesthetic spread around…