Ultrasound guided axillary brachial plexus block

Anil Ranganath, Karthikeyan Kallidaikurichi Srinivasan, Gabriella Iohom


The axillary brachial plexus block is the most widely performed upper limb block. It is relatively simple to perform and one of the safest approaches to brachial plexus block. With the advent of ultrasound technology, there is a marked improvement in the success rate of the axillary block. This review will focus on the technique of ultrasound guided axillary brachial plexus block.


axillary brachial plexus block; regional anaesthesia; ultrasound

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11152/mu.2013.2066.163.2kks


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