Hadzic's Peripheral Nerve Blocks and Anatomy for Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia, 2nd

39. Ultrasound-Guided Sciatic Block

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FIGURE 39.1-1. (A) Needle insertion to block the sciatic nerve using an anterior approach. Note that a curved (phased array) lower frequency transducer is used either in-plane (shown) or out-of-plane needle insertion can be used. (B) Transgluteal approach to sciatic block; patient position, transducer (curved) placement and needle insertion.


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