Ultrasound guided interscalene brachial plexus block

Paschalitsa Serchan, Laura Griseto, Geraldine Armissoglio, Gabriella Iohom


Peripheral nerve blocks have long been established as a crucial part of the enhanced recovery pathways after surgery. Interscalene brachial plexus block (ISB) is mainly indicated for anaesthesia and analgesia during shoulder and proximal arm surgery. Ultrasound technology has remarkably improved the efficacy and success rates of the ISB while limiting its potential complications.


Interscalene brachial plexus block; regional anaesthesia; ultrasound

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11152/mu-3885


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