Jong-Kwon Jung

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BACKGROUND A continuous interscalene brachial plexus block is a highly effective postoperative analgesic modality after shoulder surgery. However, there is no consensus regarding the optimal basal infusion rate of ropivacaine for a continuous interscalene brachial plexus block. A prospective, double blind study was performed to compare two different basal(More)
BACKGROUND Dexmedetomidine extends the duration of nerve block when administered perineurally together with local anesthetics by central and/or peripheral action. In this study, we compared the duration of nerve block between dexmedetomidine and epinephrine as an adjuvant to 1% mepivacaine in infraclavicular brachial plexus block. METHODS Thirty patients,(More)
Cerebellar hemorrhage occurs mainly due to hypertension. Postoperative cerebellar hemorrhage is known to be associated frequently with frontotemporal craniotomy, but quite rare with spine operation. A 56-year-old female received spinal fixation due to continuous leg tingling sensation for since two years ago. Twenty-one hours after operation, she was(More)
This case report involves tracheal intubation using i-gel® in combination with a lightwand in a patient with a difficult airway, classified as Cormack-Lehane grade 3. I-gel® was used during anesthesia induction to properly maintain ventilation. The authors have previously reported successful tracheal intubation on a patient with a difficult airway through(More)
Corresponding author: Hyun Kyoung Lim, M.D., Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Inha University Hospital, 7-206, 3-ga, Shinheung-dong, Jung-gu, Incheon 400-103, Korea. Tel: 82-32-890-3968, Fax: 82-32-881-2476, E-mail: This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial(More)
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