Is there a place for ultrasound in neuraxial anesthesia

  title={Is there a place for ultrasound in neuraxial anesthesia},
  author={Silke Brinkmann and Genevi{\`e}ve Germain and Andrew Sawka and Raymond Tang and Himat Vaghadia},
This article addresses how ultrasonography, which is commonly used by anesthesia providers for regional anesthesia as well as for vascular access, may be useful for neuraxial anesthesia. It begins with an overview of the uses of ultrasonography by anesthesiologists and the evolution of equipment, followed by its uses in preprocedural and real-time ultrasonography for neuraxial anesthesia. It includes a critical review of the limitations of this technology and describes future trends regarding… CONTINUE READING

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