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Innervation of the Anterior Capsule of the Human Knee: Implications for Radiofrequency Ablation
Background and Objectives Chronic knee pain is common in all age groups. Some patients who fail conservative therapy benefit from radiofrequency neurotomy. Knowledge of the anatomy is critical toExpand
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Buprenorphine Added to the Local Anesthetic for Axillary Brachial Plexus Block Prolongs Postoperative Analgesia
Background and Objectives Buprenorphine added to local anesthetic solutions for supraclavicular block was found to triple postoperative analgesia duration in a previous study when compared with localExpand
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Upper Extremity Regional Anesthesia: Essentials of Our Current Understanding, 2008
Brachial plexus blockade is the cornerstone of the peripheral nerve regional anesthesia practice of most anesthesiologists. As part of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine'sExpand
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Buprenorphine Added to the Local Anesthetic for Brachial Plexus Block to Provide Postoperative Analgesia in Outpatients
Background and Objectives Over the past 10 years, several studies have suggested that the addition of certain opiates to the local anesthetic used for brachial block may provide effective,Expand
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The Supraclavicular Block with a Nerve Stimulator: To Decrease or Not to Decrease, That Is the Question
Portable nerve stimulators for nerve blocks have been available for more than 40 yr. It is generally accepted that seeking a motor response at low outputs increases the chances of success. It isExpand
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1,001 Subclavian Perivascular Brachial Plexus Blocks: Success With a Nerve Stimulator
Background and Objectives: Among the supraclavicular approaches to the brachial plexus, the subclavian perivascular technique is a well‐established method of anesthesia of the upper extremity. EverExpand
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Resting gated pool ejection fraction: a poor predictor of perioperative myocardial infarction in patients undergoing vascular surgery for infrainguinal bypass grafting.
Ventricular ejection fraction is widely regarded as a prognostic indicator of perioperative myocardial infarction. To evaluate this premise the prevalence of perioperative myocardial infarction orExpand
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Gross Anatomy of the Brachial Plexus Sheath in Human Cadavers
Background and Objectives: Major nerves and vessels run alongside each other in a “neurovascular bundle” kept together by connective tissue that is often referred to by anatomists, surgeons, andExpand
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Management of arterial injuries produced by percutaneous femoral procedures.
BACKGROUND A significant number of vascular injuries occur with the use of percutaneous diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. This study was done to indicate the types of these injuries and theirExpand
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Supraclavicular Block in the Obese Population: An Analysis of 2020 Blocks
Regional anesthesia in the obese patient can be challenging and possibly carries a greater failure rate as compared with that in the non-obese patient. We retrospectively reviewed our prospectivelyExpand
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