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May 16, 2024

Monitoring phrenic nerve paresis with POCUS After Regional Anesthesia

A 52-year-old male patient with a history of chronic shoulder dislocations presented for elective arthroscopic shoulder surgery. Given his past medical history and the expected surgical pain, an interscalene block was planned to provide postoperative...
May 14, 2024

NYSORA 4 U (N4U): What’s New

An Anatomical Study Comparing Two Approaches to the Erector Spinae Plane Block Prior studies highlight variable anterior spread with erector spinae plane (ESP) blocks, often due to imprecise needle placement. This cadaveric study introduces two novel...
May 9, 2024

Case study: Carotid endarterectomy

Case description A 70-year-old female patient received a diagnosis of severe stenosis of the right internal carotid artery, necessitating a carotid endarterectomy to remove the atherosclerotic plaque. Due to her age and history of stroke, the surgica...
May 6, 2024

NYSORA 4 U (N4U): What’s New

Does Adductor Canal Block Affect Sciatic Nerve Branches? Mid-thigh and distal adductor canal block techniques, both low and high volume, are frequently used in knee surgeries to contain injectate within the canal. However, there is a risk of spillage...
May 3, 2024

Case study: Lateral epicondylitis – Injection

A 30-year-old woman, an ultrasound application specialist, presented with lateral elbow pain on her left upper limb for 4 years following a trivial injury. She has been on rest, splints, analgesics, and a steroid injection as well without much relief...
May 2, 2024

Tips for a Rectus Sheath Block

Initially sparingly utilized due to risks of vascular injury, the rectus sheath block has gained popularity for providing postoperative pain relief for midline abdominal incisions, especially with the introduction of ultrasound guidance. Administered...
April 25, 2024

New POCUS course: Diaphragm ultrasound

There are multiple causes for diaphragm dysfunction, but all regional anesthesia enthusiasts definitely know this one: interscalene block. We are now thrilled to announce the launch of a new course in the Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) app: Diaphra...
April 23, 2024

Case study: Meralgia paresthetica

Case presentation A 46-year-old male patient sought medical attention for burning pain and a tingling sensation in the outer aspect of the right thigh, symptoms typical of meralgia paresthetica, a condition caused by compression of the lateral femora...
April 18, 2024

Case study: De Quervain’s tenosynovitis

A 56-year-old lady presents with a history of chronic pain in her left hand for six months. She has worked in a printing press for the last 6 years. No history of hand injury.  Physical examination Finkelstein test: Positive Ultrasound findings Ultra...
1. Third Occipital Nerve and Cervical Medial Branch Nerve Block
2. Cervical Zygapophyseal (Facet) Intra-Articular Injection
3. Cervical Nerve Root Block
4. Thoracic Paravertebral Block
5. Lumbar Facet Nerve Block and Intra-articular injection
6. Lumbar Nerve Root (Periradicular) Injections
7. Central Neuraxial Blocks
8. Caudal Epidural Injections
9. Sacroiliac Joint Injection
10. Transversus Abdominis Plane (TAP) Block
11. Celiac Plexus Block and Neurolysis
12. Ilioinguinal, Iliohypogastric, and Genitofemoral Nerve block
13. Piriformis Muscle Injection
14. Pudendal Nerve block
15. Ganglion Impar Injection
16. Superficial Trigeminal Nerve Blocks
17. Greater Occipital Nerve Block
18. Cervical Sympathetic Block
19. Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Block
20. Suprascapular Nerve Block
21. Intercostal Nerve Block
22. Subacromial/Subdeltoid Bursa Injections
23. Biceps Tendon Sheath (Biceps – Long Head) Injections
24. Acromioclavicular Joint Injections
25. Glenohumeral Joint Injections
26. Subscapularis Tendon/Subscapularis Bursa Injections
27. Sternoclavicular Joint Injections
28. Carpal Tunnel Injections
29. Trigger Finger Injections
30. Wrist Injections
31. Injections for Tendon Dysfunction
32. Elbow Injections
33. Intra-articular Hip Injections
34. Knee Injections
36. Atlanto-Axial and Atlanto-Occipital Joint Injections
37. Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
38. Occipital Stimulation
39. Groin Stimulation
40. Cervical Diskography and Intradiskal Procedures