Ultrasound guided simultaneous adductor canal and sciatic nerve block for intractable pain following below knee amputation

Authors

  • Babu Raja Shrestha Kathmandu Medical College Teaching Hospital, Sinamangal, Kathmandu
  • Shikshya Khatiwada Kathmandu Medical College Teaching Hospital, Sinamangal, Kathmandu
  • Ujma Shrestha Kathmandu Medical College Teaching Hospital, Sinamangal, Kathmandu

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/jkmc.v6i1.18584

Keywords:

Adductor canal, Dexmedetomidine, Ropivacaine, Sciatic nerve

Abstract

Ultrasound guided combined adductor canal and sciatic nerve block provides superior analgesia in extremity surgery. Prolongation of analgesia can be achieved by addition of adjuncts like dexmedetomidine.

 Journal of Kathmandu Medical College

Vol. 6, No. 1, 2017, Page: 32-34

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Author Biographies

Babu Raja Shrestha, Kathmandu Medical College Teaching Hospital, Sinamangal, Kathmandu

Professor

Shikshya Khatiwada, Kathmandu Medical College Teaching Hospital, Sinamangal, Kathmandu

MD Resident

Ujma Shrestha, Kathmandu Medical College Teaching Hospital, Sinamangal, Kathmandu

Lecturer

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Published

2017-11-14

How to Cite

Shrestha, B. R., Khatiwada, S., & Shrestha, U. (2017). Ultrasound guided simultaneous adductor canal and sciatic nerve block for intractable pain following below knee amputation. Journal of Kathmandu Medical College, 6(1), 32–34. https://doi.org/10.3126/jkmc.v6i1.18584

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