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Ankle Blockade

Adam K. Jacob and James R. Hebl

in Mayo Clinic Atlas of Regional Anesthesia and Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blockade

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780199743032
Published online June 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199929597 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199743032.003.0028

Series: Mayo Clinic Scientific Press

Ankle Blockade

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Ankle blockade is a safe, efficacious, and well-tolerated anesthetic for foot and ankle surgery The following aspects of the procedure are reviewed: clinical applications, relevant anatomy, patient position, technique (including neural localization techniques, needle insertion site, and needle redirection cues), and side effects and complications.

Chapter.  1415 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anaesthetics

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