Ultrasound examination of peripheral nerves in the forearm.

  title={Ultrasound examination of peripheral nerves in the forearm.},
  author={Colin J. L. McCartney and Daquan Xu and Corina Constantinescu and Sherif Abbas and Vincent W S Chan},
  journal={Regional anesthesia and pain medicine},
  volume={32 5},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES We examined in a volunteer population whether nerves in the forearm could be seen consistently using ultrasound imaging and whether this new information could have implications for the way we perform regional anesthesia of the median, radial, and ulnar nerves. METHODS Eleven volunteers underwent ultrasound examination of both forearms. The median, ulnar, and radial nerves were followed and images were obtained at the elbow, proximal forearm, mid forearm, distal… CONTINUE READING

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