Regional Anesthesia LMS Updates

New addition: Rectus sheath block!

This month’s addition to the NYSORA LMS is the rectus sheath block. A blockade that is commonly used in the pediatric population for umbilical hernia repair and has important ...

Subsartorial Blocks

The anatomy of the adductor canal and its role in the multimodal analgesic regimen for knee arthroplasty is a frequently discussed topic during the NYSORA workshops. Here are some answers ...

New addition: Hip Block!

Several alternative analgesic techniques have been recently suggested for hip pain (e.g., surgery, fractures, chronic pain). They all consist of an injection of a local anesthetic in proximity to ...

New Addition: IPACK BLOCK!

In NYSORA we continue working to create new educational content that combines the latest evidence-based information with requests from NYSORA readers. This month’s addition to the NYSORA web application ...

Anesthesia Pathways for Orthopedic Surgery

Carpal Tunnel and Hand Surgery Carpal tunnel release is typically an ambulatory surgical procedure. It can be performed under local anesthesia, regional anesthesia or brief general anesthetic. In our institution, ...

New Quiz! TAP BLOCK

This section has been created taking into account the key-points that you should be familiar with after completing the TAP block course. Transversus Abdominis Plane Block

New release: Nerve Blocks Above the Elbow

Distal peripheral nerve blocks of the upper extremity are very useful for hand and wrist procedures, either as a standalone technique or as a supplement for partial brachial plexus block. ...