Ultrasound-guided technique leads to improvement in sciatic and femoral nerve block
Comparison of success rate of ultrasound-guided sciatic and femoral nerve block and neurostimulation in children with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita: a randomized clinical trialPaediatr Anaesth. 2013 Jan;23(1):74-8. doi: 10.1111/pan.12022. Epub 2012 Sep 25
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60 children with distal arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, a disease characterized by immobile joints and contractures due to muscle fibrosis, were randomized to compare the success rate of sciatic and femoral nerve blocks. These children often require corrective surgeries; however the effect of immobile limbs on successfully administering never blockade is unknown. This trial was designed to com...
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