Distal Tourniquet or Leg Position After Injection Enhances the Efficacy of Sciatic Nerve Blockade by the Popliteal Approach


SERTÖZ N. , DENİZ M. N. , Ayanoglu H. O.

ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, cilt.113, ss.1516-1520, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 113 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1213/ane.0b013e31822f8b99
  • Dergi Adı: ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1516-1520

Özet

BACKGROUND: In this study, we hypothesized that leg positioning and distal tourniquet application, when compared with neutral positioning of the leg, alters the efficacy of sciatic nerve block performed by the double-stimulation technique.