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14 Peripheral Nerve Blocks at the Ankle

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10.1055/b-0035-124656 14 Peripheral Nerve Blocks at the Ankle 14.1 Anatomy The foot is supplied by five nerves. Four of them are derived from the sciatic nerve (tibial nerve, superficial fibular…

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22 Continuous Peripheral Nerve Blocks

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10.1055/b-0035-124664 22 Continuous Peripheral Nerve Blocks 22.1 Advantages The superiority of peripheral nerve blocks for postoperative analgesia after major shoulder and knee surgery compared to systemic intravenous patient-controlled analgesia (PCA)…

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17 Lower Limb

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10.1055/b-0035-124659 17 Lower Limb Analgesia of the entire leg can be achieved through a combined block of the femoral nerve and the sciatic nerve. An advantage of this combined block…

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19 Special Features of Peripheral Nerve Blocks

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10.1055/b-0035-124661 19 Special Features of Peripheral Nerve Blocks 19.1 Advantages of Peripheral Nerve Blocks According to a meta analysis of Rodgers et al (2000) central neuraxial blocks (CNB) are associated…

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15 General Overview

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10.1055/b-0035-124657 15 General Overview Interest in regional anesthesia procedures in pediatric anesthesia has increased significantly in recent years. Due in part to the spread of ultrasonography, peripheral regional anesthesia is…

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8 General Overview

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10.1055/b-0035-124650 8 General Overview 8.1 Lumbosacral Plexus The anterior rami of the lumbar, sacral, and coccygeal spinal nerves together form the lumbosacral plexus (Fig. 8.1 and Fig. 8.2). The lumbar…

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6 Axillary Block

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10.1055/b-0035-124648 6 Axillary Block 6.1 Anatomy In the axilla the cords are located medially, laterally, and posteriorly, corresponding to their names (Fig. 6.1). The ulnar nerve, the cutaneous nerve of…

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1 General Principles of Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Nerve Blocks

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10.1055/b-0035-124643 1 General Principles of Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Nerve Blocks 1.1 Technical Requirements 1.1.1 Equipment Portable, high-resolution ultrasound machines with interchangeable transducers now constitute devices that are well suited for use…

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