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A comparison of superficial versus combined (superficial and deep) cervical plexus block for carotid endarterectomy: a prospective, randomized study.

Abstract:

Carotid endarterectomy may be performed by using cervical plexus blockade with local anesthetic supplementation by the surgeon during surgery. Most practitioners use either a superficial cervical plexus block or a combined (superficial and deep) block, but it is unclear which offers the best operative conditions or greatest patient satisfaction. We compared the two techniques in patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy. Forty patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy were randomized to rec...

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Journal:
Anesthesia and analgesia
Volume:
91
Issue:
4
Pages:
781-786
Publication date:
2000-10-05
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EISSN:
1526-7598
ISSN:
0003-2999
URN:
uuid:6aedf154-8dcd-4558-a164-c0112960ccdc
Source identifiers:
242242
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pubs:242242

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