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Propofol infusion syndrome in a super morbidly obese patient (BMI = 75)
(Medknow Publications, 2011)
Propofol infusion syndrome (PRIS) is a rare but often fatal complication as a result of large doses of propofol infusion (4–5 mg/kg/hr) for a prolonged period (>48 h). It has been reported in both children and adults. Besides large doses of propofol infusion, the risk factors include young age, acute neurological injury, low ...
A Rare Complication of Tracheal Intubation: Tongue Perforation
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 7/4/1905)
Aim. To describe the subsequent treatment of airway trauma sustained during laryngoscopy and endotracheal intubation. Methods. A rare injury occurring during laryngoscopy and endotracheal intubation that resulted in perforation of the tongue by an endotracheal tube and the subsequent management of this unusual complication ...
Abstract Title: Ultrasound Guided Trans-sartorial Continuous Saphenous Nerve Blockade - A technique for Relief of Postoperative Medial Incisional Foot and Ankle Pain
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 weekness and reduced patient mobility that is unsuitable in an ambulatory surgical setting.
Regional Anesthesia in TraumaMedicine
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2011)
Regional anesthesia is an established method to provide analgesia for patients in the operating room and during the postoperative phase. While regional anesthesia offers unique advantages, as shown by the recent military experience, it is not commonly utilized in the prehospital or emergency department setting. Most often, ...
Ultrasound Guided lateral Infra-trochanteric Sciatic Nerve Blockade for Proximal Tibial Surgery: A Novel Technique
Sciatic nerve blockade (SNB) can be performed at several point along its anatomic course. Proximal SNB techniques described include the classic Labat, sacral (Mansur), infragluteal (Raj), and anterior approches Distal SNB techniques include the mid-femoral, posterior and lateral popliteal and mid-tibial approaches. The anatomic ...