Cannula-based sub-Tenon's block for adult ophthalmic surgery

Chandra M. Kumar

in Ophthalmic Anaesthesia

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ISBN: 9780199591398
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191730641 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Cannula-based sub-Tenon's block for adult ophthalmic surgery

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Introduction - Anatomy - Pre-assessment, preparation and monitoring of patients - A standard sub-Tenon's technique - Choice and volume of local anaesthetic agent - The use of adjuvant during sub-Tenon's block - Advantages of sub-Tenon's block - Limitations of sub-Tenon's block 116 - Minor complications - Sight- and life-threatening complications - Intra-ocular pressure and pulsatile ocular blood flow - Conclusion - Further reading

Chapter.  2485 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anaesthetics

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