Brachial plexus entrapment of interscalene nerve catheter after uncomplicated ultrasound-guided placement.


We report on the case of an entrapped interscalene nerve catheter in a 46-year-old male undergoing left shoulder arthroscopic lysis of adhesions for a frozen shoulder. The catheter was placed under ultrasound guidance without any apparent complications. The continuous interscalene nerve block was successfully used as the primary anesthetic and for… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1526-4637.2011.01177.x