A new anterior approach to the sciatic nerve block.

@article{Chelly1999ANA,
  title={A new anterior approach to the sciatic nerve block.},
  author={Jacques Chelly and Laurent Delaunay},
  journal={Anesthesiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={91 6},
  pages={1655-60}
}
BACKGROUND Although several anterior approaches to sciatic nerve block have been described, they are used infrequently. The authors describe a new anterior approach that allows access to the sciatic nerve with the patient in the supine position. METHOD Sciatic nerve blocks were performed in 22 patients. A line was drawn between the inferior border of the anterosuperior iliac spine and the superior angle of the pubic symphysis tubercle. Next, a perpendicular line bisecting the initial line was… CONTINUE READING

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