[Ultrasound-guided interscalene block: Influence of anatomic variations in clinical practice].

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[Ultrasound-guided interscalene block: Influence of anatomic variations in clinical practice].

Ann Fr Anesth Reanim. 2010 Nov;29(11):770-5

Authors: Gutton C, Choquet O, Antonini F, Grossi P

This study aimed to evaluate visibility of interscalenic brachial plexus (IBP) variations with ultrasonography (US). Secondary end-point compared success rate of the interscalene block (IB) in shoulder surgery with or without the presence of variation.

PMID: 20934304 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]