Development and validation of a new technique for ultrasound-guided stellate ganglion block.

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Although the stellate ganglion is located anteriorly to the first rib, anesthetic block is routinely performed at the C6 level. Ultrasonography allegedly improves accuracy of needle placement and spread of injectate. The technique is relatively new, and the optimal approach has not been determined. Moreover, the location of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/AAP.0b013e3181b494de

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