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interescalene block

V M López Escárraga, K Dubos España, R H Castillo Bustos, L Peidró, S Sastre, X Sala-Blanch
INTRODUCTION: Diaphragmatic paralysis is a side-effect associated with interscalene block. Thickness index of the diaphragm muscle (inspiratory thickness/expiratory thickness) obtained by ultrasound has recently been introduced in clinical practice for diagnosis of diaphragm muscle atrophy. Our objective was to evaluate this index for the diagnosis of acute phrenic paresis associated with interscalene block. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We designed an observational study in 22 patients scheduled for shoulder arthroscopy...
February 2018: Revista Española de Anestesiología y Reanimación
Ismael Acevedo Bambaren, Fernando Dominguez, Maria Elena Elias Martin, Silvia Domínguez
Introduction: The patient with an unstable shoulder represents a challenge for the anesthesiologist. Most patients will be young individuals in good health but both shoulder dislocation reduction, a procedure that is usually performed under specific analgesia in an urgent setting, and instability surgery anesthesia and postoperative management present certain peculiarities. Material and Methods: For the purpose of the article, 78 references including clinical trials and reviews were included...
2017: Open Orthopaedics Journal
Esau Manuel Valles Mata, Julio Núñez Robles, José Ignacio Flores López Portillo, Jorge Rodolfo Solano Pérez
The brachial plexus is formed by union of C5, C6, C7, C8 and T1 root levels. Bachial plexus injuries can be categorized by ther causative mechanism as gunshot injuries, sharp injuries, traction injuries, motor accidents and radiation. The objective of the present study is to show the risk of interscalenic block as permanent lesion of brachial plexus in arthroscopic acromioplasty surgery. We present a 35 years old female administration worker. She was sent from second level unit with subacromial impingement diagnosis...
March 2008: Acta Ortopédica Mexicana
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