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  • Print publication year: 2011
  • Online publication date: January 2012

Chapter 61 - Lower extremitynerve blocks

from Part 10 - Regional Anesthesia

Suggested readings

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ChellyJE, GregerJ, CasatiA. Continuous lateral sciatic blocks for acute postoperative pain management after major ankle and foot surgery. Foot Ankle Int 2002; 23:749–752.
ChoquetO, NazarianS, ManelliH.Bloc obturateur au pli inguinal: Etude anatomique. Ann Fr Anesth Reanim 2001; 20:131s.
Di BenedettoP, BertiniL, CasatiA, et al. A new posterior approach to the sciatic nerve block: a prospective, randomized comparison with the classic posterior approach. Anesth Analg 2001; 93:1040–1044.
FrancoCD. Posterior approach to the sciatic nerve in adults: is Euclidean geometry still necessary? Anesthesiology 2003; 98:723–728.
GruberH, PeerS, KovacsP, et al. The ultrasonographic appearance of the femoral nerve and cases of iatrogenic impairment. J Ultrasound Med 2003; 22:163–172.
HadzicA.Textbook of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2007.
IlfeldBM, MoreyTE, WangDR, EnnekingFK. Continuous popliteal sciatic nerve block for postoperative pain control at home: a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study. Anesthesiology 2002; 97:959–965.
LeeLA, PosnerKL, DominoKB, et al. Injuries associated with regional anesthesia in the 1980s and 1990s: a closed claims analysis. Anesthesiology 2004; 101:141–152.
MarhoferP, SchrogendorferK, KoiningH, et al. Ultrasonographic guidance improves sensory block and onset time of three-in-one blocks. Anesth Analg 1997; 85:854–857.
McLeodDH, WongDH, ClaridgeRJ, MerrickPM. Lateral popliteal sciatic nerve block compared with subcutaneous infiltration for analgesia following foot surgery. Can J Anaesth 1994; 41:673–676.
SingelynF, DeyaertM, JorisD, et al. Effects of intravenous patient-controlled analgesia with morphine, continuous epidural analgesia, and continuous “3-in-1” block on postoperative pain and knee rehabilitation after unilateral total knee arthroplasty. Anesth Analg 1998; 87:88–92.
SingelynF, EbongoF, SymensB, et al. Influence of the analgesic technique on postoperative rehabilitation after total hip replacement. Reg Anesth Pain Med 2001; 26:39.
VlokaJD, HadzicA, LesserJB, et al. A common epineural sheath for the nerves in the popliteal fossa and its possible implications for sciatic nerve block. Anesth Analg 1997; 84:387–390.