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 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2014.13179
  • Journal Name: BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.184-186
  • Keywords: Electromyography, femoral nerve, lumbosacral plexus, nerve block, nerve stimulation, peripheral nerve injuries, PSOAS COMPARTMENT BLOCK, INTRANEURAL INJECTION, REGIONAL ANESTHESIA

Abstract

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).