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Ultrasound Guided Trans-sartorial Continuous Saphenous Nerve Blockade: A Technique for Relief of Postoperative Medial Incisional Foot and Ankle Pain
(Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, 2011)
Introduction:The saphenous nerve (SaN) innervates the region from the upper medial thigh to the medial aspect of the foot and ankle. A femoral nerve block (FNB) is effective for blockade of the SaN but this causes quadriceps weakness and reduced patient mobility that is unsuitable in an ambulatory surgical setting. The SaN ...