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Tramadol as adjunct to psoas compartment block with levobupivacaine 0.5%: a randomized double-blinded study.
BACKGROUND Tramadol has been administered peripherally to prolong analgesia after brachial plexus and neuraxial blocks. Our aim was to evaluate the systemic and perineural effects of tramadol as anExpand
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A Description of the Spread of Injectate After Psoas Compartment Block Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Background and Objectives: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides for excellent visualization of spread of solution after peripheral nerve block. The aim of this observational study was to utilizeExpand
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Spontaneous rupture of the rectum with evisceration of the small intestine through the anus.
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Acute Compartment Syndrome and the Role of Regional Anesthesia
Compartment syndrome is a condition in which increased pressure within a closed compartment compromises the circulation and function of the tissues within that space. The condition can be acute,Expand
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In with the New, Out with the Old? Comparison of Two Approaches for Psoas Compartment Block
We compared the approaches of Winnie and Capdevila for psoas compartment block (PCB) performed by a single operator in terms of contralateral spread, lumbar plexus blockade, and postoperativeExpand
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Effect of Endotracheal Tube Size on Vocal Outcomes After Thyroidectomy: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
IMPORTANCE The optimum size of endotracheal tube (ETT) for general anesthesia remains unresolved. Choice of ETT size may be of particular relevance to thyroid surgery because of the increased risk ofExpand
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Intravenous but Not Perineural Clonidine Prolongs Postoperative Analgesia After Psoas Compartment Block with 0.5% Levobupivacaine for Hip Fracture Surgery
We evaluated the systemic and local effects of clonidine as an analgesic adjunct to psoas compartment block (PCB) with levobupivacaine. In a randomized, prospective, double-blind trial, 36 patientsExpand
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Ultrasound-Guided Femoral Nerve Block, the Safest Way to Proceed?
1. Kim PS. Role of injection therapy: Review of indications for trigger point injections, regional blocks, facet joint injections, and intra-articular injections. Curr Opin Rheumatol 2002;14:52-57.Expand
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Psoas compartment block
Psoas compartment block (PCB) is a peripheral regional anaesthetic technique that blocks the main components of the lumbar plexus, namely the femoral, lateral femoral cutaneous (LFC), and obturatorExpand
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Epidural spread depends on the approach used for posterior lumbar plexus block
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  • Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal…
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