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Comparison of intermediate vs subcutaneous cervical plexus block for carotid endarterectomy.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Carotid endarterectomy surgery can be performed under regional anaesthesia alone or under general anaesthesia. However, there are several types of regional block available and reported complication rates after superficial cervical plexus blocks are significantly lower than deep blocks. It is not known if subcutaneous and intermediate blocks are equally effective, although anatomical evidence suggests that the latter (where the injectate diffuses below the deep cervical fascia) mi...

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10.1093/bja/aer118

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Journal:
British journal of anaesthesia
Volume:
107
Issue:
2
Pages:
157-163
Publication date:
2011-08-05
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EISSN:
1471-6771
ISSN:
0007-0912
URN:
uuid:577274b1-ddde-4476-9f3e-cf3e7e5093f9
Source identifiers:
243968
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pubs:243968

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