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December 19, 2023

Case study: Bimalleolar fracture

Case presentation A 70-year-old patient with a history of renal insufficiency presented at our facility with a bimalleolar fracture. The patient was scheduled for the removal of an external fixator, followed by open reduction and internal fixation (O...
December 14, 2023

Mastering ultrasound-guided paracentesis: Essential tips for enhanced safety and accuracy

Paracentesis, a procedure to puncture and access free intraperitoneal fluid or ascites, is used for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. Causes of ascites include liver disease, heart disease, malignancy, kidney disease, chronic inflammation, or...
December 12, 2023

Tips for a Cervical Plexus Block

A cervical plexus block is indicated for carotid endarterectomy, superficial neck procedures, and clavicle fracture analgesia. This block targets the cervical plexus, which is formed by the anterior rami of the C1-C4 cervical spinal nerves. The techn...
December 7, 2023

Case study: Ilioinguinal neuralgia – Injection

A 65-year-old diabetic man presents with inguinodynia on the right side lasting for 4 months after an inguinal hernia repair. He complains of continuous dragging pain with episodes of shooting pain along the inguinal region, disturbing his sleep. The...
December 5, 2023

Case study: Free flap surgery in a high-risk patient

Case presentation An 80-year-old patient with a history of critical aortic stenosis and a documented DNR order was presented to the operating room. The patient had a history of recurring episodes of congestive heart failure and was described as ̶...
November 30, 2023

New POCUS course: Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)

We are thrilled to announce the launch of a brand new course in the ‘Vascular’ category in NYSORA’s POCUS app: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA). This comprehensive course is designed for healthcare professionals who wish to expand their expertis...
November 28, 2023

Tips for a Costoclavicular Brachial Plexus Block

A costoclavicular block anesthetizes the brachial plexus at the level of the cords (i.e., lateral, medial, and posterior cords) resulting in anesthesia of the arm below the shoulder. The technique is emerging as the preferred choice for upper extremi...
November 23, 2023

Case study: Flexor tendon release

Case presentation A 56-year-old woman presented six weeks postoperatively from a surgical repair of a flexor digitorum profundus (FDP) laceration. She demonstrated an active flexion dysfunction of the fifth digit. Given the necessity for intraoperati...
November 21, 2023

Clinical case: Left ventricular function

A 71-year-old male with a medical history of coronary artery disease, chronic hypertension, and type 2 diabetes presents with chest pain. Upon arrival, standard protocol led to the execution of an ECG, chest X-ray, and blood tests. While awaiting the...
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