A new brachial plexus block technique in dogs.

  title={A new brachial plexus block technique in dogs.},
  author={F{\'a}bio Futema and Denise T. Fantoni and Jos{\'e} Ot{\'a}vio Costa J{\'u}nior Auler and S{\'i}lvia Renata Gaido Cortopassi and Andrea Acaui and Angelo Jo{\~a}o Stopiglia},
  journal={Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia},
  volume={29 3},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of a new technique of brachial plexus anesthesia in dogs. STUDY DESIGN Prospective, experimental study. ANIMALS Twelve adult mongrel dogs, six males and six females weighing 14.8 ± 1.75 kg. METHODS The animals were sedated with acepromazine 0.05 mg kg-1 and anesthetized with propofol (6 mg kg-1, IV bolus) followed by an infusion of 212 μg kg-1 minute-1. The brachial plexus block technique was performed utilizing the brachial artery as an… CONTINUE READING
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