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Regional Anesthesia Protocols

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These educational resources focus on lower extremity blocks and include:

screenshot from sciatic nerve instructional video

A screenshot from our instructional ultrasound anatomy video of the sciatic nerve.


Use of Lower extremity blocks in surgical procedures

Lower extremity peripheral nerve blocks are useful for a variety of surgical procedures. Femoral nerve blocks are commonly used for hip arthroplasty and arthroscopy, hip and femur fractures, ACL surgery, and knee arthroplasty while sciatic nerve blocks are often used for hip arthroplasty, knee arthroplasty, and leg and ankle surgery.

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Unsure where to begin?

Watch our Introduction to Ultrasound Physics lecture or Take the Quiz to test your knowledge of the sonoanatomy of the sciatic nerve.

 

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