Upper limb nerve blocks


Brachial plexus blockade has enjoyed great popularity since it was first reported in 1884. As the ventral primary rami of cervical nerves 5–8 and a part of the first thoracic nerve emerge from the intervertebral foramina, they are invested in a fascial sheath that runs to a point distal to the axilla. Effective regional anaesthesia can be achieved with… (More)