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By Jesse Guscott McMaster Family Practice Anesthesia program director. Medical educator, ER, Anesthesia Twitter:@GuscottJesse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29121400/dexamethasone-as-an-adjuvant-to-peripheral-nerve-block
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REVIEW
Carolyne Pehora, Annabel Me Pearson, Alka Kaushal, Mark W Crawford, Bradley Johnston
BACKGROUND: Peripheral nerve block (infiltration of local anaesthetic around a nerve) is used for anaesthesia or analgesia. A limitation to its use for postoperative analgesia is that the analgesic effect lasts only a few hours, after which moderate to severe pain at the surgical site may result in the need for alternative analgesic therapy. Several adjuvants have been used to prolong the analgesic duration of peripheral nerve block, including perineural or intravenous dexamethasone. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the comparative efficacy and safety of perineural dexamethasone versus placebo, intravenous dexamethasone versus placebo, and perineural dexamethasone versus intravenous dexamethasone when added to peripheral nerve block for postoperative pain control in people undergoing surgery...
November 9, 2017: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28514241/phrenic-nerve-palsy-and-regional-anesthesia-for-shoulder-surgery-anatomical-physiologic-and-clinical-considerations
#2
REVIEW
Kariem El-Boghdadly, Ki Jinn Chin, Vincent W S Chan
Regional anesthesia has an established role in providing perioperative analgesia for shoulder surgery. However, phrenic nerve palsy is a significant complication that potentially limits the use of regional anesthesia, particularly in high-risk patients. The authors describe the anatomical, physiologic, and clinical principles relevant to phrenic nerve palsy in this context. They also present a comprehensive review of the strategies for reducing phrenic nerve palsy and its clinical impact while ensuring adequate analgesia for shoulder surgery...
July 2017: Anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27262287/the-comparison-of-adductor-canal-block-with-femoral-nerve-block-following-total-knee-arthroplasty-a-systematic-review-with-meta-analysis
#3
REVIEW
Xing-Qi Zhao, Nan Jiang, Fei-Fei Yuan, Lei Wang, Bin Yu
PURPOSE: Although several studies have compared the clinical efficacy of an adductor canal block (ACB) to that of a femoral nerve block (FNB) for analgesia after total knee arthroplasty (TKA), disputes mainly exist in the recovery of quadriceps strength and mobilization ability between the two methods. The aim of the present study was to compare, in a systematic review and meta-analysis, the clinical efficacy of ACB with that of FNB. METHODS: We systematically searched randomized controlled trials comparing FNB with ACB for analgesia after TKA in Pubmed and the Cochrane Library from inception to April 30th 2015...
October 2016: Journal of Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28288050/pain-management-modalities-after-total-knee-arthroplasty-a-network-meta-analysis-of-170-randomized-controlled-trials
#4
Abdullah Sulieman Terkawi, Dimitris Mavridis, Daniel I Sessler, Megan S Nunemaker, Khaled S Doais, Rayan Sulieman Terkawi, Yazzed Sulieman Terkawi, Maria Petropoulou, Edward C Nemergut
BACKGROUND: Optimal analgesia for total knee arthroplasty remains challenging. Many modalities have been used, including peripheral nerve block, periarticular infiltration, and epidural analgesia. However, the relative efficacy of various modalities remains unknown. The authors aimed to quantify and rank order the efficacy of available analgesic modalities for various clinically important outcomes. METHODS: The authors searched multiple databases, each from inception until July 15, 2016...
May 2017: Anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28234636/a-three-arm-randomized-clinical-trial-comparing-continuous-femoral-plus-single-injection-sciatic-peripheral-nerve-blocks-versus-periarticular-injection-with-ropivacaine-or-liposomal-bupivacaine-for-patients-undergoing-total-knee-arthroplasty
#5
RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Adam W Amundson, Rebecca L Johnson, Matthew P Abdel, Carlos B Mantilla, Jason K Panchamia, Michael J Taunton, Michael E Kralovec, James R Hebl, Darrell R Schroeder, Mark W Pagnano, Sandra L Kopp
BACKGROUND: Multimodal analgesia is standard practice for total knee arthroplasty; however, the role of regional techniques in improved perioperative outcomes remains unknown. The authors hypothesized that peripheral nerve blockade would result in lower pain scores and opioid consumption than two competing periarticular injection solutions. METHODS: This three-arm, nonblinded trial randomized 165 adults undergoing unilateral primary total knee arthroplasty to receive (1) femoral catheter plus sciatic nerve blocks, (2) ropivacaine-based periarticular injection, or (3) liposomal bupivacaine-based periarticular injection...
June 2017: Anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27811526/prospective-double-blind-randomized-study-to-evaluate-single-injection-adductor-canal-nerve-block-versus-femoral-nerve-block-postoperative-functional-outcomes-after-total-knee-arthroplasty
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
George I Macrinici, Carol Murphy, Lori Christman, Michelle Drescher, Brittany Hughes, Victor Macrinici, Gloria Diab
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Despite multiple clinical trials comparing the adductor canal block (ACB) with femoral nerve block (FNB) for total knee arthroplasty, none looked at the aforementioned nerve blocks from early functional results to up to 6 months after surgery. METHODS: For this prospective, double-blind, randomized, single-center trial, we enrolled 98 patients set to undergo total knee arthroplasty. The patients were randomized, with 93 patients included in the intention-to-treat analysis...
January 2017: Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28203723/addition-of-transversus-thoracic-muscle-plane-block-to-pectoral-nerves-block-provides-more-effective-perioperative-pain-relief-than-pectoral-nerves-block-alone-for-breast-cancer-surgery
#7
H Ueshima, H Otake
Background: The pectoral nerves (PECS) block cannot block the most internal mammary region, whereas a transversus thoracic muscle plane (TTP) block can. The combination of PECS and TTP blocks may be suitable for anterior chest surgery. We studied patients undergoing mastectomy to assess whether the combination of PECS and TTP blocks provides better analgesia than PECS block alone. Methods: Seventy adult female patients undergoing unilateral mastectomy under general anaesthesia were randomly allocated to receive either the combination of PECS and TTP blocks (PT group, n=35) or the PECS block only (C group, n=35)...
March 1, 2017: British Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28151818/the-effect-of-fixation-technique-on-continuous-interscalene-nerve-block-catheter-success-a-randomized-double-blind-trial
#8
RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
David B Auyong, David Asher Cantor, Cynthia Green, Neil A Hanson
BACKGROUND: Continuous peripheral nerve blocks offer advantages over single-injection blocks, including extended analgesia and reduction in opioid consumption. These benefits require that the perineural catheter remain intact for the duration of the planned local anesthetic infusion. Mechanical displacement of catheters, leaking, and consequent failure are known complications. The aim of this study was to evaluate continuous perineural catheter tip-to-nerve apposition in vivo over 48 hours comparing 2 different simple fixation strategies...
March 2017: Anesthesia and Analgesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27035853/liposome-bupivacaine-femoral-nerve-block-for-postsurgical-analgesia-after-total-knee-arthroplasty
#9
RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Admir Hadzic, Harold S Minkowitz, Timothy I Melson, Richard Berkowitz, Anna Uskova, Forrest Ringold, Janice Lookabaugh, Brian M Ilfeld
BACKGROUND: The authors evaluated the efficacy of liposome bupivacaine in a femoral nerve block (FNB) after total knee arthroplasty. METHODS: Part 1: subjects received FNB with 20 ml liposome bupivacaine (67, 133, or 266 mg) or placebo. Part 2: subjects were randomized to FNB with liposome bupivacaine 266 mg or placebo. The primary outcome measure was area under the curve of the numeric rating scale score for pain intensity at rest through 72 h (AUC NRS-R0-72) with imputed scores after rescue medication...
June 2016: Anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27469381/the-analgesic-efficacy-of-sciatic-nerve-block-in-addition-to-femoral-nerve-block-in-patients-undergoing-total-knee-arthroplasty-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
#10
REVIEW
S Grape, K R Kirkham, M Baeriswyl, E Albrecht
The aim of this meta-analysis was to assess the postoperative analgesic efficacy of sciatic nerve block when combined with femoral nerve block after total knee arthroplasty. Outcomes included resting pain scores (analogue scale, 0-100), intravenous morphine consumption at 12 h, 24 h and 48 h postoperatively, and functional outcomes comprising knee flexion, distance walked, and length of stay. Twelve randomised controlled trials were included, with a total of 600 patients. When combined with femoral nerve block, sciatic nerve block significantly reduced resting pain scores at 12 h postoperatively with a mean difference of 10 (95% CI: -15 to -5; p < 0...
October 2016: Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28067709/factors-associated-with-risk-of-neurologic-complications-after-peripheral-nerve-blocks-a-systematic-review
#11
REVIEW
Rakesh V Sondekoppam, Ban C H Tsui
The onset of neurologic complications after regional anesthesia is a complex process and may result from an interaction of host, agent, and environmental risk factors. The purpose of this systematic review was examine the qualitative evidence relating to various risk factors implicated in neurologic dysfunction after peripheral nerve block (PNB). The MEDLINE, OVID, and EMBASE databases were primary sources for literature. Cochrane, LILACS, DARE, IndMed, ERIC, NHS, and HTA via Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD; York University) databases were searched for additional unique results...
February 2017: Anesthesia and Analgesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26938989/adductor-canal-block-provides-noninferior-analgesia-and-superior-quadriceps-strength-compared-with-femoral-nerve-block-in-anterior-cruciate-ligament-reconstruction
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Faraj W Abdallah, Daniel B Whelan, Vincent W Chan, Govindarajulu A Prasad, Ryan V Endersby, John Theodoropolous, Stephanie Oldfield, Justin Oh, Richard Brull
BACKGROUND: By targeting the distal branches of the femoral nerve in the mid-thigh, the adductor canal block (ACB) can preserve quadriceps muscle strength while providing analgesia similar to a conventional femoral nerve block (FNB) for inpatients undergoing major knee surgery. In this randomized, double-blind, noninferiority trial, the authors hypothesized that ACB provides postoperative analgesia that is at least as good as FNB while preserving quadriceps strength after outpatient anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction...
May 2016: Anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27749354/continuous-peripheral-nerve-blocks-an-update-of-the-published-evidence-and-comparison-with-novel-alternative-analgesic-modalities
#13
REVIEW
Brian M Ilfeld
A continuous peripheral nerve block (CPNB) consists of a percutaneously inserted catheter with its tip adjacent to a target nerve/plexus through which local anesthetic may be administered, providing a prolonged block that may be titrated to the desired effect. In the decades after its first report in 1946, a plethora of data relating to CPNB was published, much of which was examined in a 2011 Anesthesia & Analgesia article. The current update is an evidence-based review of the CPNB literature published in the interim...
January 2017: Anesthesia and Analgesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27638294/rectus-sheath-block-for-postoperative-analgesia-in-gynecological-oncology-surgery-resons-a-randomized-controlled-trial
#14
RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Sumitra G Bakshi, Amol Mapari, T S Shylasree
BACKGROUND: Opioid-sparing pain management is important for Enhanced Recovery After Surgery. Rectus sheath (RS) blocks are emerging as a promising modality for pain relief following midline laparotomy; however, there are limited prospective clinical trials testing their efficacy. The purpose of this randomized-controlled trial is to assess the morphine-sparing effect of local anesthetic (LA) boluses through RS catheters following elective gynecological oncology surgery. METHOD: After patients' informed consent, bilateral RS catheters were placed intraoperatively in 74 females (American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status I-II) undergoing elective midline laparotomy under general anesthesia...
December 2016: Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia, Journal Canadien D'anesth├ęsie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25376971/pectoral-nerves-i-and-ii-blocks-in-multimodal-analgesia-for-breast-cancer-surgery-a-randomized-clinical-trial
#15
RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Ghada Mohammad Nabih Bashandy, Dina Nabil Abbas
BACKGROUND: The pectoral nerves (Pecs) block types I and II are novel techniques to block the pectoral, intercostobrachial, third to sixth intercostals, and the long thoracic nerves. They may provide good analgesia during and after breast surgery. Our study aimed to compare prospectively the quality of analgesia after modified radical mastectomy surgery using general anesthesia and Pecs blocks versus general anesthesia alone. METHODS: One hundred twenty adult female patients scheduled for elective unilateral modified radical mastectomy under general anesthesia were randomly allocated to receive either general anesthesia plus Pecs block (Pecs group, n = 60) or general anesthesia alone (control group, n = 60)...
January 2015: Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27650294/clinical-usefulness-of-pectoral-nerve-block-for-the-management-of-zoster-associated-pain-case-reports-and-technical-description
#16
Yeon-Dong Kim, Seon-Jeong Park, Junho Shim, Hyungtae Kim
The recently introduced pectoral nerve (Pecs) block is a simple alterative to the conventional thoracic paravertebral block or epidural block for breast surgery. It produces excellent analgesia and can be used to provide balanced anesthesia and as a rescue block in cases where performing a neuraxial blockade is not possible. In the thoracic region, a neuraxial blockade is often used to manage zoster-associated pain. However, this can be challenging for physicians due to the increased risk of hemodynamic instability in the upper thoracic level, and comorbid and contraindicated medical conditions such as coagulopathy...
December 2016: Journal of Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27595172/ultrasound-guided-serratus-plane-block-for-ed-rib-fracture-pain-control
#17
Edward Durant, Brittany Dixon, Josh Luftig, Daniel Mantuani, Andrew Herring
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2017: American Journal of Emergency Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23923989/serratus-plane-block-a-novel-ultrasound-guided-thoracic-wall-nerve-block
#18
R Blanco, T Parras, J G McDonnell, A Prats-Galino
We present a novel ultrasound-guided regional anaesthetic technique that may achieve complete paraesthesia of the hemithorax. This technique may be a viable alternative to current regional anaesthetic techniques such as thoracic paravertebral and central neuraxial blockade, which can be technically more challenging and have a higher potential side-effect profile. We performed the serratus block at two different levels in the midaxillary line on four female volunteers. We recorded the degree of paraesthesia obtained and performed fat-suppression magnetic resonance imaging and three-dimensional reconstructions of the spread of local anaesthetic in the serratus plane...
November 2013: Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27465522/current-evidence-is-not-in-support-of-lipid-rescue-therapy-in-local-anaesthetic-systemic-toxicity
#19
EDITORIAL
P H Rosenberg
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2016: Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27478036/a-low-fidelity-high-functionality-inexpensive-ultrasound-guided-nerve-block-model
#20
Daniel Micheller, Matthew J Chapman, Michael Cover, Jonathan D Porath, Nik Theyyunni, Ross Kessler, Robert Huang
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2017: CJEM
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