Femoral Nerve Injury Following a Lumbar Plexus Blockade

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Gungor I., ZİNNUROĞLU M. , Tas A., Tezer T., Beyazova M.

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.31, no.2, pp.184-186, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2014.13179
  • Title of Journal : BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.184-186


Background: Lumbar plexus blockade (LPB) combined with sciatic nerve block (SNB) is frequently used for lower extremity surgery. Perioperative nerve injury is a rarely encountered complication of peripheral nerve blocks (PNB).