Site of action of intravenous regional anesthesia.

The principal site of action of intravenous regional anesthesia was studied using both prilocaine HC1 0.5% and technetium pertechnetate to define their distribution in the upper limb during this method of anesthesia. Using a single upper arm tourniquet and injecting technetium pertechnetate into a cubital fossa vein, the isotope spread to the finger tips… CONTINUE READING