Diffusion of Local Anesthetic After Median Nerve Block (Echoalr)
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Median nerve block is widely practised, avoiding general anaesthesia in a number of cases and producing excellent post-operative analgesia in orthopedic surgery. Even realised by experienced anaesthetists,a failure rate of 5-15% is noticed. The principal aim of the study is to observe the local anesthetic solution diffusion after a conventional median nerve block technique using neurostimulation. The secondary objective is to compare diffusion and of block efficacy..
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
primary care clinic
Patients undergoing elective hand surgery requiring a median block nerve.