Continuous popliteal sciatic nerve block: an original technique to provide postoperative analgesia after foot surgery.

@article{Singelyn1997ContinuousPS,
  title={Continuous popliteal sciatic nerve block: an original technique to provide postoperative analgesia after foot surgery.},
  author={François J Singelyn and F Aye and J. M. Gouverneur},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  year={1997},
  volume={84 2},
  pages={383-6}
}
Our study describes an original technique of continuous popliteal sciatic nerve block (CPSB) (Group A, 60 patients) and compares its analgesic efficacy after foot surgery with intramuscular (IM) opioids (Group B, 15 patients) and intravenous patient-controlled analgesia (IV PCA) with morphine (Group C, 45 patients). CPSB was performed using Singelyn's landmarks. The sciatic nerve was localized with a short-beveled needle connected to a peripheral nerve stimulator. A 20-gauge catheter was placed… CONTINUE READING

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