Pierre Herman

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PURPOSE The brachial plexus block through the humeral canal as described by Dupré is indicated in hand and forearm surgery. This block requires a multi-stimulation technique that emphasizes the necessity of a rigorous and safe technique. Nerve injury associated with regional anesthesia can entail significant morbidity for patients. Thus, we investigated the(More)
PURPOSE Sciatic nerve blocks through lateral approaches in the popliteal fossa have been proposed. We describe a new medial approach to the sciatic nerve at this level. METHODS After an anatomical study on six cadavers, we performed sciatic nerve blocks on 20 patients. A 100-mm insulated needle and a nerve stimulator were used; 20 mL of lidocaine 1.5%(More)
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