EXPAREL & Phrenic paralysis

Speakers


ADMIR HADZIC, MD, PhDProfessor of Anesthesiology
Director, NYSORA
DARYL HENSHAW, MDAssociate Professor
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
CATHERINE VANDEPITTE, MD, PhDConsultant Anesthesiologist
Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg, ZOL
Genk, Belgium
JONATHAN DOUGLAS JAFFE, D.OAssistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA

Key Discussion Points

Long acting local anesthetics present a risk of long-acting phrenic nerve block and diaphragmatic paralysis. This podcast features a discussion on clinical experience of using EXPAREL in the interscalene brachial plexus with focus on phrenic nerve block and respiratory function.